Dr Jonell Thapa
Works as Counselling Psychologist at First Psychology Centre, Glasgow.
Jonell's way of workingJonell works in a collaborative, flexible, person-centred way with clients. She integrates a number of evidence-based, therapeutic approaches into her work to tailor the therapy she offers to the needs and preferences of each individual. These approaches include cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Person-Centred Therapy; Compassion Focused Therapy; Schema Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; and Mindfulness-Based Therapy. Jonell encourages clients to play an active role in the therapeutic relationship, which she believes is key to facilitating progress in therapy.
Jonell's background and trainingJonell has provided psychological counselling in a number of settings including: within higher education counselling and psychological services; at an NHS centre for integrative care where she worked with clients experiencing long-term chronic health conditions; ethnic minority community counselling; and play therapy within a primary school. In addition, she has extensive experience developing and delivering workshops on a wide range of mental health topics.
Jonell has a doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University; an MSc in Psychological Studies from the University of Glasgow; and a COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Jonell is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Jonell charges £75 per session for self-funding clients. She also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.