Dr Patapia Tzotzoli, BSc (Hons), MSc, MPhil, DClinPsy
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Dr Patapia Tzotzoli is an award-winning Consultant Clinical Psychologist offering sessions worldwide via Skype or one-to-one in London. In 2016 she won the Mental Health Psychologist of the Year award by Medical LiveWire for her services and in 2017 she received the Mental Health Psychologist of the Year – UK & Best CBT Practice – UK by the Global Health and Pharma Magazine Awards. Her professional expertise in offering psychological services is based on firm academic and clinical knowledge. This has been gained through a rigorous education from reputable universities alongside research, lectureship and extensive clinical experience within the NHS and other private health care centres in the UK and Greece.
Now, as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, associate fellow and chartered psychologist & scientist of the British Psychological Society, and registered with the Health and Care Professions Counciland the European Federation of Psychologists’ Association, she strictly abides by their standards of conduct, performance and ethics in her private clinical practice. She is also committed to Continuing Professional Development by continuously consulting with other experts about her work and regularly attending seminars, lectures and workshops.
In her work, she focuses on adolescents, adults and couples. She specialises in assisting people to overcome difficulties, to work towards optimal personal effectiveness, and to improve their overall quality of life.
Applying her specialisation in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Patapia tailors each intervention to an individual client by complementing this with techniques from other approaches, such as mindfulness, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), and schema therapy. Her expertise in neuropsychology provides her with a valuable additional method of assessment and the ability to offer specialist advice where cognitive weaknesses, such as memory and attentional difficulties, trouble individuals in their everyday life.
Patapia enjoys a reputation of warmth and informality during her professional work, while achieving effective outcomes for her clients.
Patapia maintains a blog covering a range of psychological topics and regularly engage with social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram). She enjoys contributing to or authoring articles in print and online, translating psychological books or materials in Greek or English. For a full list of publications please click here. Patapia also engages with media work by commenting on areas of psychology, giving interviews, and being an expert reviewer on various panels, such as the Parkinson’s UK information review group and Rethink Mental Illness national charity. For examples of this work please click here.