Meadhbh Raftery is a BACP registered Psychotherapist and a Trainee Counselling Psychologist. Meadhbh offers bespoke personal therapy tailored to the needs of each individual client she sees. Expect to feel coached and empowered when you see Meadhbh. She brings neuro-reeducation, contemporary psychodynamic theory, and a repertoire of evidence-based skills and techniques such as those from the person-centred approach and third wave cognitive behavioural therapies.
Meadhbh is passionate about harnessing psychology and neuroscience to help her clients to achieve new levels of success both personally and professionally. She is particularly skilled with helping high achievers to reach their goals, including athletes and professionals in business, finance, media and politics.
Experience and Qualifications
Meadhbh Raftery has over a decade of experience working with people with mental health difficulties. She has a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, an MSc (merit) in Neuroscience, and is currently Trainee Counselling Psychologist. Meadhbh has extensive NHS experience – in neurology, mental health, forensic mental health, and specialist CAMHS – as well as in the education sector and charity work.
Meadhbh’s work is informed by a uniquely diverse skillset ranging from neuroscience to philosophy to sport. She takes a pluralistic and integrative approach to psychotherapy. This means incorporating ideas from different fields and psychological models to provide the highest standard of personalised care for each client. Meadhbh skilfully incorporates evidence-based techniques from the person-centred approach, psychodynamic theory, and cognitive behavioural therapy. Her work is grounded in humanistic values and ethics, which include respecting and valuing the uniqueness of each individual client.
Evidence shows that the real relationship between a client and their therapist is one of the most important factors in determining whether therapy will be effective (Norcross & Karpiak, 2023). Meadhbh’s work is characterised by core principles of trust, honesty, and genuine care. She provides a safe and confidential space in which you can explore anything that might be troubling you.
- Anxiety Treatment
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Depression Treatment
- Grief and loss Therapy
- Health anxiety
- LGBT Counselling
- Self-esteem related issues
- Pain Management
- Relationship Issues
- Relationship Breakup
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma
- Sleep Disorders
- Insomnia Treatment
- Social Anxiety Treatment
- Stress Management
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)/ Worry