Dr Sabrina Appadoo is a Counselling Psychologist who has accumulated years of clinical experience, knowledge and expertise in the NHS since 2012 alongside maintaining a successful private practice.
Sabrina believes that through therapy a client can develop the necessary skills and understanding needed to enable them to make positive changes in their lives and, through her private and NHS experience, has had the privilege of journeying with her clients to help them to achieve their specific goals and motivations. Sabrina’s extensive experience and training allow her to tailor therapy to her client’s needs, preferences and personality. She is skilled in delivering both short- and long-term psychological interventions for individuals and groups with a range of presentations.
Sabrina completed an undergraduate psychology degree in 2005 from the Royal Holloway, University of London, going on to be awarded a postgraduate diploma in Counselling Psychology in 2007 and her Doctorate in Counselling Psychology in 2011 from the University of Surrey. Across her work in the NHS, she has primarily specialised in working on Acute Inpatient Wards and in Personality Disorder Services. She provides training and support to NHS staff and supervises Trainee Clinical and Counselling Psychologists.
Sabrina is a compassionate, warm and approachable Counselling Psychologist who works with clients to establish a safe therapeutic space where the client can feel free to express themselves and where Sabrina can actively listen to, reflect upon and understand their experience. She has experience of delivering high-quality, evidence-based therapy for clients typically between 18-65 years of age, presenting with a variety of emotional and psychological difficulties. She is experienced in the treatment of:
Sabrina is trained in Person-Centred Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). She is also experienced in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and is hoping to complete additional training with the British Isles to become a fully accredited DBT practitioner and supervisor.
Sabrina’s clinical work is continuously informed by theory, evidence-based practice and is adherent to NICE guidelines. She is passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to her clients. Sabrina is registered with the Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC) and is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).