Dr Mike van Dijkhuizen

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

CPsychol, MNZCCP, MAPS, BSc Econ, Dip Psy, DClinPsy

I provide psychological therapy using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness-based approaches.

I am registered as a clinical psychologist in the UK & Australia and am a member of the British Psychological Society, the Australian Psychological Society, the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists and the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations.

My areas of interest and experience are in working with:

• Depression
• Bereavement and grief
• Panic
• Obsessions and compulsions
• Trauma (PTSD)
• Worry (Generalised Anxiety)
• Body Image
• Health Anxiety
• Anger problems
• Borderline Personality Disorder
• Relationships / couples therapy
• Male sexual problems
• Sexual abuse
• Sexual behaviour difficulties
• Sexual identity
• Professional supervision

I completed my undergraduate studies at the London School of Economics and went on to complete a postgraduate Diploma in Psychology at London Guildhall University, followed by a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London (2003). My post-doctoral training has included skills in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy and training in professional supervision.

I have worked in sexual health services in London, community mental health services in Auckland and as a forensic psychologist in Sydney. I currently work online with Associated Counsellors & Psychologists Sydney (Australia) and the Skype Clinic. I have provided psychological therapy by Skype since 2012.