Cristina Vergara, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Cristina is an experienced Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with 4 years of post-qualification experience in providing professional psychotherapy services. She is a UKCP-accredited psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice, conducting long-term and time-limited individual psychotherapy sessions for people experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties.
Cristina has been working in the field of mental health for over 14 years, and has worked with a wide range of client groups from a diverse set of backgrounds. Before setting up her private practice, Cristina worked as a therapist and manager for a non-profitable organisation that runs therapeutic communities and psychotherapy for people experiencing complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder, depression, substance dependency, psychosis and personality disorder.
She has worked as a consultant facilitating weekly staff support groups to help staff understand the unconscious processes involved in clinical work when working with challenging clients, and understand organisational and/or team dynamics.
She also has taught courses for a postgraduate training in group psychotherapy accredited by Middlesex University. She has conducted staff groups, group supervision and training days for multi-professional teams, and has run workshops on therapeutic communities organised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Centre for Quality Improvement.
Cristina has experience in working with stress, anxiety, depression, psychosomatic symptoms, panic attacks, feelings of low self-esteem, physical and emotional abuse, bereavement, trauma, addictive patterns, relationship problems, eating disorders, and those who are struggling with a lack of purpose and meaning in their lives.
Cristina also offers psychotherapy sessions in Spanish.
If you would like to find out how psychoanalytic psychotherapy can help and would like to book a consultation, please contact Cristina directly using the enquiry form below or call her on 07731 433 972.