Dr Kannika is a highly experienced Chartered Psychologist specialising in the relationship between physical health and mental and emotional well-being. She has worked in the NHS as well as private medicine and has a PhD from Imperial College London. Her approach is to formulate Personalised Empathetic Programmes (PEPs) to optimise the quality of life for people with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, Clinical Depression and a wide range of other disorders using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic Analysis, Rational Behavioural Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Dr Kannika can see both individuals and couples. Her endorsements by patients are testament to the success of this approach.
Dr Kannika’s career in Psychology commenced with a BSc (1st Class Honours) at Thames Valley University (1999). She then completed a PhD in Psycho-Oncology together with an Imperial College Diploma in Psychology as Applied to Medicine in 2008 at the University of London in the Department of Surgery at Hammersmith Hospital. Her research centred on the psychological consequences of critical illness (intensive care survivors and gastrointestinal cancer), resulting in several peer-reviewed publications. This was followed by a Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Psychology at the City University (London) in 2009 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University of Birmingham in 2011.
Within the NHS, Dr Kannika has worked closely with cancer and intensive care patients at Hammersmith Hospital and at two Macmillan Centres in London: the Lynda Jackson Centre at Mount Vernon Hospital and Meadow House Hospice at Ealing Hospital. She also joined the staff of the London Clinic in 2011 as a Psychologist. More recently she worked at South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust, and Black Heath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, London.
Dr Kannika is an active member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies Society (BABCP), the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and the Division of Counselling Psychology at the British Psychological Society (BPS). She has recently been awarded the status of Chartered Scientist by the BPS.
A dedicated and compassionate Psychologist, Dr Kannika gives patients perspective on their problems and then develop highly effective solutions to regain control and enjoyment of their lives.
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