Christos Papalekas

Christos Papalekas

Psychologist/EMDR Specialist

Christos Papalekas is a HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist. On this page he explains more about what he brings to the Green Door Clinic in London.

I am a BABCP accredited CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist) and REBT (Rational Emotive Behavioral Psychotherapist) psychotherapist. I have been working at a Psychiatric Hospital over the last nine years, offering group and individual therapy for a wide range of emotional issues such as Depression, Assertiveness, Self Esteem, Anxiety, OCD and Panic Disorders.

Further Information

In addition to the other work placements, I have also been working at the Priory Well Being Centre at Fenchurch Street for the last four years. I have also been offering clinical supervision. Furthermore, I am accredited EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) psychotherapist, offering treatment for traumatic experiences and Posttraumatic stress disorder.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

I have been extensively professionally trained over the last 6 years in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness based practices, which I use a lot in my clinical practice. The aim of my clinical practice is to reduce psychological suffering and to increase vitality and quality of life in a safe and non-judgmental environment. I can offer face-to-face sessions in English or in Greek.

Qualifications include

My qualifications are: BSc (Hons) Psychology & Counseling, Diploma in Counselling, MA Social Psychology, MSc in REBT & CBT, Diploma in EMDR.

Website Links

You can find out more about me by visiting

Clinical Specialist Skills include:

  • Anger Management
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Depression
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Low Self esteem
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Procrastination
  • PTSD
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma Disorders

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