Skype Therapy

All of our clinicians offer flexible hours and modes of working. These clinicians specialise in delivering treatment via videoconferencing.

Dr Luciana Forzisi (CPsychol, PgDip CBT)

Clinical Psychologist, CBT Therapist & Dynamic Interpersonal Practitioner

Dr Luciana Forzisi is a highly qualified clinical psychologist with more than 12 years of clinical experience in the UK. As well as traditional therapy formats, Luciana has become a specialist in online therapy.

Luciana has a doctoral degree in psychology, as well as a post graduate diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) from King's College London. She has also trained at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust / Anna Freud Centre and offers dynamic interpersonal therapy (DIT), mentalization-based therapy (MBT) and cognitive analytical therapy.

Luciana is accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, registered with the British Psychotherapy Council as a DIT and MBT Therapist, registered as a chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society, and a member of the Health and Care Professionals Council.

Before focusing on private practice, Luciana provided therapy for many years as part of the Southwark Psychological Therapies Service at the Maudsley Hospital, including specialist treatment for individuals experiencing depression or anxiety problems, for example: obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety, panic attacks, perfectionism and health anxiety. Previously, she worked at the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (CADAT) at the Maudsley Hospital. Luciana also has extensive experience working with interpersonal difficulties, personality disorders and drug addictions.

Luciana personal therapy style is warm, empathic, collaborative and geared towards building a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients. She offers therapy in English (1st language) or Italian (fluent).

Dr Oliver Suendermann (Dipl-Psych, DClinPsy, PhD)

Clinical Psychologist & CBT Therapist

Oliver is a caring, motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist. He has a special interest in anxiety disorders with a particular focus on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as well as helping people overcome psychosexual and relationship difficulties. He has gained specialist expertise in treating anxiety at various national clinics such as the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (CADAT) at the Maudsley and the Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit (ADRU) at the Bethlem (recently featured on Channel 4’s Bedlam series). He is currently leading the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) & Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) unit at the Priory North London Hospital in collaboration with Dr David Veale. Before completing his doctorate training in clinical psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London Oliver carried out a PhD at the same institution. During his PhD, Oliver examined memory and emotional processes involved in PTSD and published several papers on this topic.  Oliver supervises CBT therapists and trainee clinical psychologists, and also teaches Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to other professionals.

Oliver’s treatment approach is multi-model with a main focus on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He also draws on other therapeutic models such as Compassion Focused therapy, Mindfulness, Schema Focused therapy and psychodynamic thinking, always tailoring treatment to his client’s needs. Oliver collaborates in a gentle and warm fashion with his clients to help them overcome their difficulties and move towards their valued goals.  Oliver is bilingual and able to conduct treatment in English and in German.

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themindworks Clinics

  • St Paul's Clinic, 81 Farringdon St,
    London, EC4A 4BL

  • Token House Business Centre, 11/12 Tokenhouse Yard,
    London, EC2R 7AS

  • 28 Queen St, London, EC4R 1BB