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Mat King

Mat King

Counsellor in London

Dr King is a Consultant Psychologist with over 18 years experience working with individuals and couples. In 2017, he was awarded Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. This is given in recognition of several years' experience and contribution to the field of psychology. Clients and referrers draw on Dr King's expert knowledge of eating disorders and addictions together with his skills in working with people experiencing depression, anxiety and problems dealing with stress. He is known for his personable, professional and effective approach.

Background & Qualifications

Dr King is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society. This means that he has spent six years studying and training to be a psychologist with his core training within NHS mental health services.

He holds an academic post at the University of Surrey where he lectures and supervises trainee psychologists. .

For eight years, he was the Lead Psychologist at a specialist NHS eating disorders service and currently has a Consultant post in addictions at South London and Maudsley Mental Health Foundation Trust.

My Specialisms

- I am familiar working with people experiencing depression, anxiety, panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder.
- I have, and currently have, specialist experience working with eating disorders and substance misuse problems.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

- I have trained in various approaches including psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Schema focussed Therapy (a type of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).
- My practice is heavily informed by cognitive behavioural theory as I believe clients want to see progress beyond a better understanding of their problems. Therapy sessions are interactive; there are no silences or 'interpretations' about what I think is going 'unconsciously'. Therapy can be challenging, upsetting and emotional though always in supportive and compassionate.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Psychotherapy In Person £110 per 50 minutes
Counselling In Person £110 per 50 minutes
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy In Person £110 per 50 minutes
Relationship Therapy In Person £110 per 50 minutes