Psychotherapy for Healthcare
About Psychotherapy for Healthcare

We are psychotherapists with extensive NHS experience as clinicians and trainers with a
track record as champions for good communication skills in the care professions. We have a reputation for engaging, energising and motivating staff, while modelling and stimulating self-reflective thinking and self-management.  Our services offer a unique combination of practical skills and theory with grounding in our psychotherapeutic experience.

Dr Shiri Spector

Shiri Spector, PhD, MSc, MBACP, is the founder and director of Psychotherapy for Healthcare Limited. She is a psychotherapist and a university lecturer combining throughout her career both clinical and academic interests. Shiri was the head of the Counselling and Psychotherapy Department at King’s College Hospital, providing psychotherapy to patients and training for staff. She was an honorary Consultant Psychotherapist at King’s College London's School of Medicine and the clinical lead for the Student Psychotherapy Scheme. Shiri provides psychodynamic psychotherapy and clinical supervision in her private practice, specialising in working with illness, injury and loss. 
 
‘I have a very good understanding of diversity and cultural differences having lived in four countries and worked in multicultural environments. I have an excellent understanding of crisis intervention and management, emotional first aid and resilience. I am compassionate and committed to helping relieve human suffering where possible, and believe in the resilience of people and their ability to overcome adversity’.  

Dr Shiri Spector

Shiri Spector, PhD, MSc, MBACP, is the founder and director of Psychotherapy for Healthcare Limited. She is a psychotherapist and a university lecturer combining throughout her career both clinical and academic interests. Shiri was the head of the Counselling and Psychotherapy Department at King’s College Hospital, providing psychotherapy to patients and training for staff. She was an honorary Consultant Psychotherapist at King’s College London's School of Medicine and the clinical lead for the Student Psychotherapy Scheme. Shiri provides psychodynamic psychotherapy and clinical supervision in her private practice, specialising in working with illness, injury and loss. 
 
‘I have a very good understanding of diversity and cultural differences having lived in four countries and worked in multicultural environments. I have an excellent understanding of crisis intervention and management, emotional first aid and resilience. I am compassionate and committed to helping relieve human suffering where possible, and believe in the resilience of people and their ability to overcome adversity’.  

Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson, PsychD, MBPS, HCPC Registered, is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist. Sarah trained in NHS, private and charity settings, providing psychotherapy for a range of client groups.  Sarah is especially interested in the mental health care of people with physical illness and her doctoral research focused on how clients and patients are 'heard' by professionals.
Sarah sees clients in her private practice

Jon Edge

Jon Edge, MSc, MA, BEd Hons, UKCP, MBACP has across 25 years combined the professions of counselling and teaching in one person.
For twelve years he was a tutor in counselling at Birkbeck College and a visiting lecturer at City University, providing workshops and presentations to nurses and medical staff at St Bartholomews and the General London Hospitals. Principal psychotherapist at Kings’ College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust until recently, he runs a private psychotherapy practice in south east London.

Jon Edge

Jon Edge, MSc, MA, BEd Hons, UKCP, MBACP has across 25 years combined the professions of counselling and teaching in one person.
For twelve years he was a tutor in counselling at Birkbeck College and a visiting lecturer at City University, providing workshops and presentations to nurses and medical staff at St Bartholomews and the General London Hospitals. Principal psychotherapist at Kings’ College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust until recently, he runs a private psychotherapy practice in south east London.