Patrycja's has a clinical background with a master’s degree in Psychology.
She has worked with very vulnerable adults and children with complex needs across adults services (a complex needs project worker) and within a drug and alcohol service as well as in a school environment providing educational and occupational care.
She has provided a variety of training in mental health and supervision of staff.
Patrycja holds two postgraduate diplomas in psychology: Psychological Therapies and Mindfulness. Patrycja's most recent experience comes from the counselling field in the community, supporting youths, ex-offenders, people who experience homeless, substance misuse, foster care and domestic violence. Working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, eating disorders and complex trauma, helped Patrycja deepen her understanding of the complexity of their needs and to see what it really takes to develop higher levels of strength and determination to be ready to move on and make a change. Patrycja's therapeutic interventions are guided by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Analytic Therapy.
Trained at King’s College London, Queen Mary University Patrycja ensures that her practice adheres to the British Psychology Society standard and follows the National Institute of Clinical Excellence evidence base for psychological therapies.