Dr Sylvie Kay
Works as Counselling Psychologist at First Psychology Online
She is particularly interested in working with people experiencing issues with gender identity and sexuality.
Sylvie's way of workingSylvie provides a warm, open and compassionate approach to her therapeutic work. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is central to the process of therapy and aims to build a safe, genuine and accepting relationship with each person that she works with.
She offers a humanistic, person-centred approach to counselling and psychotherapy, and integrates elements of other approaches/techniques such as cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-Focused Therapy. She works collaboratively with her clients and tailors her approach to meet their individual needs and preferences.
Sylvie's background and experienceSylvie has worked in a number of settings and roles including: working therapeutically with adults with a range of issues as well as working with young people in a secondary school based counselling service. She has also worked for a mental health charity, providing practical and emotional support to individuals experiencing mental health issues and providing emotional support over the phone and online to people in distress.
Sylvie has a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University, an MA (hons) degree in Psychology from the University of Edinburgh and a COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate.
Sylvie is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and also with the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a graduate member.
Sylvie charges £85 a session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.
PLEASE NOTE all of our practitioner fees will increase on 3 October 2022