Dr Laura Villa C.Psychol, AFBPsS, Chartered and Clinical Psychologist

Laura Villa


Laura is a Clinical Psychologist Chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK (HCPC); she is also an Associate Fellow of the BPS (AFBPsS). Laura has extensive experience working both in the NHS and in private practice. Over the years, she has gained expertise with children, adolescents, adults and older adults as well as with people with a learning disability, working across a range of settings including primary care, inpatient, community and specialist mental health services.

Alongside her private practice, Laura works as a Senior Clinical Psychologist with the NHS, within a London-based Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service where she provides psychological interventions to children, adolescents and their parents, as well as highly specialist psychological assessments (including autism assessments). Laura also manages and supervises qualified clinical psychologists as well as clinical psychologists in training for the three North Thames Clinical Psychology Training Courses (UCL, Royal Holloway and UEL).

At this clinic, Laura provides the following services:

Psychological therapeutic interventions for:

Depression, Anxiety, Work-related stress, Post-Traumatic Stress / trauma, Low Self-Esteem, Relationship and Interpersonal issues, Adjustment issues; (for children) Behavioural Problems, Sleep Problems, Family problems Parenting, school problems (i.e. issues with bulling or with learning), parents’ separations.

Laura provides Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Psychodynamic Therapy and Systemic Interventions.

Specialist Psychological and neuropsychological assessments

Assessment of a learning disability

Cognitive assessments (IQ)

Autism Assessments (using ADOS-II and 3Di5)

Attention, Concentration and Hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD)

Queries regarding Dyslexia

Expert Witness assessments (family law).

Laura is registered as a Healthcare Provider with Bupa, AxaPPP, Aviva, WPS and Vitality Health

Laura is available on T: 07881 544031 E: drlauravilla@gmail.com or please contact the clinic 0208 360 3485

Memberships and qualifications:

Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Associate Fellow of the BPS

Member of the Division of Clinical Psychology (BPS)

Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Registered Practitioner with IPTUK

Member of the EMDR association UK & Ireland

MSc (equivalent) in Clinical and Community Psychology – University of Turin

Diploma of Chartered Psychologist – University of Turin

PG/Diploma in Psychoanalytic Observational Studies – Tavistock Portland / UEL

PG/Diploma in Interpersonal Therapy for Depressed Adolescents – University of Reading



Laura accepts referral from the Health and Education sector, as well as self-referrals.

For more information please call the Clinic 0208 603 485 or contact Dr Laura Villa at drlauravilla@gmail.com.