About Me

"I am a human being.  I consider nothing that is human alien to me”  (Publius Terentius Afer 195-159 BC)

I thought I would never need therapy.  I was the managing director of a successful company.  I had always been fine.  Suddenly life got tough and I found myself in crisis.  

At first I looked for quick fixes but these led only to more confusion.  Eventually I found the help I needed from psychotherapy.  My mind opened to the value of speaking, being heard and understood.  The results transformed my life.  I commenced years of re-training and personal development and started a new career in psychotherapy, offering my services to clients both individual and couples.

I am a registered Psychotherapist specialising in Couples Counselling and Sexual and Relationship Therapy for Couples and Individuals. I have a busy private practice in Sussex and London.

Areas of Specialism:

  • MSc Psychosexual & Relationship Therapy at Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology (Tavistock Relationships) 
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples - The most researched and empirically verified treatment for couples with 70-75% moving from distress to recovery and approximately 90% showing significant improvements. 
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy  - Based on Gottman’s 40 + years of empirical research on couple relationships

Professional Memberships:

  • Full Member of UK Council for Psychotherapy [UKCP]
  • Accredited Member of British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists [MBACP (accred)] 
  • Accredited Member of United Kingdom Association for Humanistic Psychology Practitioners [UKAHPP]
  • Member of College of Sexual & Relationship Therapists [COSRT]
  • Member of International Society of Sexual Medicine [ISSM]
  • Registered Psychotherapist on the BACP and UKAHPP Accredited Voluntary Resgisters

Previous Employers:

  • Tavistock Relationships
  • Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust (Sexual Health Clinic at 56 Dean Street)
  • Kent & Medway NHS Trust (Adult Mental Health)

Practice Methods:

  • Anthroposophy
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Client-Centred Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
  • Emotonally Focused Couple Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Formative Psychology (Body Psychotherapy)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couple Therapy
  • Humanistic Integrative Psychology
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Phenomenology
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychosexual Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy

On-Going Professional Development:

  • Continuing Professional Development to UKCP standards
  • Clinical Supervision to BACP, UKCP and COSRT requirements
  • Personal Psychotherapy

If you have any questions for me, please do not hesitate to get in contact with me by either of these methods:

email to matt@amattdavies.com

telephone on 07958 683633 

or by using the form below:

© Matt Davies 2013