Giulia is an HCPC-registered psychotherapist and arts therapist. She provides support for mothers and mothers-to-be with pregnancy or parenting issues. Specialisms include anxiety, miscarriage, trauma and relationships.
I can help with...
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Identity issues
- Low mood
- Major life changes
- Personal development
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Pregnancy, birth and loss
- Traumatic childhood
- Women's issues
- Work-related issues
Types of clients I see
Languages I speak
- Contact me for details
Types of therapy I offer
- Art therapy/Art psychotherapy
- Attachment-based psychotherapy
- Body psychotherapy
- Online counselling
I am a psychotherapist and arts therapist providing a supportive space for mothers and mothers-to-be. My specialisms include anxiety, miscarriage, trauma and parenting.
There can sometimes be a feeling of guilt as a parent when you think of your own needs as opposed to those of your children or partner. I am a big believer in the ‘ripple effect’ of therapy. This means that getting support for yourself will have a positive impact on your relationships with those closest to you, particularly your children.
Perhaps it is a recent event that is bringing you to therapy, such as a miscarriage or childbirth. Or you may have deeper-rooted issues around childhood or relationship difficulties that you wish to explore.
I offer several approaches including talking, creative and body-based therapies, which can be adapted according to your individual needs. As a person-centred therapist, I will use an approach that feels comfortable for you.
Creative and body-based therapy can be helpful when talking feels too difficult or painful. Creative work in therapy can include drama, art and images, and you do not need to have any previous experience in the arts. Creative therapy gives us a deeper understanding of ourselves and can be very useful if you are feeling ‘stuck’ with a particular issue.
For deeper-rooted issues I work psychodynamically, which means looking to the past, particularly your childhood. Dealing with issues from your past will enable you to move forward with your life and make positive changes.
Sessions take place on a weekly basis at the same time. This ensures consistency and momentum for the therapy work. I offer both short and long-term counselling.
As a supervisor I support individual practitioners and organisations, including those in educational and perinatal services. Please contact me for further information.
Training, qualifications and experience
- an MA from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
- a Diploma in Clinical Supervision from the London Centre for Psychodrama
Additional trainings include:
- miscarriage and loss
- birth trauma
- EMDR and arts therapies
- understanding and responding to sexual violence
- CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Technique)
I have extensive work and life experiences, which include working overseas with diplomatic embassies in India and China. As an advocate for the performing arts I was co-artistic director of a theatre in education company.
As a therapist, I have spent many years in education supporting families in British and international schools. I understand the challenges parents and families face, particularly with regards to resettlement and accessing services.
I also work with perinatal services and headteachers as a supervisor.
- HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
- BADth (British Association of Dramatherapists)
- Accredited Practitioner with the Foundation for Infant Loss Training
Code of ethics
I follow the professional guidelines and codes of ethics from:
- HCPC (a government-regulated body)
I also have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate.
Fees and availability
- All appointments are 50 minutes
- Therapy appointment: £100 to £110
- Supervision appointment: £60 to £65
- Practitioner with Healix Insurance – please enquire for further details
- My cancellation policy is 48 hours, otherwise the full fee is retained