Therapy

3 mins

How to start a self-care routine you can stick to

4 mins

First visit to a psychologist: what to expect and how to prepare

7 mins

Why do people walk all over me?

5 mins

No one gets me: what to do when you feel misunderstood

Psychiatry

6 mins

When medication can help

4 mins

Medication or talking therapy – what’s right for me?

3 mins

How Do You Know When to See a Psychiatrist?

3 mins

Psychology v Psychiatry: What’s the Difference?

Addiction

4 mins

How to know when alcohol is a problem

5 mins

How to stop online shopping: what is emotional spending and how to overcome it

Anxiety

7 mins

Why do people walk all over me?

5 mins

Why do we self-sabotage?

5 mins

How to stop worrying about something – real life therapy techniques to stop excessive worrying

6 mins

Thinking traps: how to let go of negative thoughts

5 mins

How to overcome anger problems: the role of anger in psychology and what causes anger issues

Bipolar

5 mins

Treating bipolar disorder, from a psychological and psychiatric perspective

3 mins

What You May Not Know About Bipolar Disorder

6 mins

I have BPD: what should I do?

4 mins

Self-Harm: The Invisible Epidemic

3 mins

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Misunderstood Phenomenon

Depression

5 mins

No one gets me: what to do when you feel misunderstood

5 mins

Why do we self-sabotage?

5 mins

Is there something wrong with me?

6 mins

How to be kind to yourself and why it’s important

Eating disorders

7 mins

Do I have an unhealthy relationship with food?

8 mins

“I hate my body”: how to improve body image and when to seek help

7 mins

Eating Disorders Awareness Week: The Psychology behind Eating Disorders, and How to Treat Them

5 mins

Mood Food

Kids & young people

5 mins

What are the causes of student stress? Why looking after your mental health at university is so important

6 mins

Does my child need therapy? Signs of mental illness in children

5 mins

Helping university students prioritise their mental health

5 mins

Helping parents navigate childhood anxiety

Mindfulness

4 mins

What are the psychological benefits of spending time in nature?

4 mins

How the magic of tidying up impacts us psychologically

5 mins

Work smarter, not harder for better mental health

5 mins

It’s Stress Awareness Month – how can you reduce the impact of stress?

Relationships

5 mins

Why do we self-sabotage?

5 mins

Why am I so critical of my partner?

4 mins

Feeling alone in a relationship – what steps can I take?

5 mins

Lack of emotional connection in a relationship – what are the signs?

Self-harm

2 mins

Understanding and breaking out of the self-harm cycle

4 mins

Self-Harm: The Invisible Epidemic

Stress

5 mins

What are the causes of student stress? Why looking after your mental health at university is so important

5 mins

It’s Stress Awareness Month – how can you reduce the impact of stress?

5 mins

Stress awareness day

6 mins

How couples can keep wedding stress in check

Trauma

6 mins

Over controlling parents in adulthood – the signs and what to do about it

5 mins

What is trauma bonding?

7 mins

Toxic family dynamics: signs you grew up in a dysfunctional family

3 mins

Overcoming trauma

Wellbeing

3 mins

How to start a self-care routine you can stick to

7 mins

Why do people walk all over me?

6 mins

How to stand up for yourself (and why you find it so difficult)

5 mins

Is there something wrong with me?

5 mins

Feeling like a fraud at work: overcoming imposter syndrome

5 mins

Work smarter, not harder for better mental health

5 mins

Mental Health in the workplace

6 mins

Imposter syndrome – why successful people feel like frauds?

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Dr Elena Touroni

Dr. Elena Touroni is a skilled and experienced Consultant Psychologist with a track record of delivering high-quality services for individuals with all common emotional difficulties and those with a diagnosis of personality disorder. She is experienced in service design and delivery, the management of multi-disciplinary teams, organisational consultancy, and development and delivery of both national and bespoke training to providers in the statutory and non-statutory sector.


Having obtained a first degree in Psychology (BSc) at the American College of Greece, she completed her doctoral training at the University of Surrey. Dr. Touroni is highly experienced in the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, substance misuse, personality disorder, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, adjustment disorder and relationship difficulties. She works with both individuals and couples and can offer therapy in English and Greek.


Dr. Touroni has held a variety of clinical and managerial positions including as Head of Service in the NHS. Further she has held academic positions for the University of Surrey and the Institute of Mental Health lecturing on specialist postgraduate Masters and Doctorate programmes.


She is trained in several specialist therapeutic approaches such as schema therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based approaches and Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT). As well as holding a variety of NHS positions, Dr. Touroni is the co-founder of a private practice in Central London that has been a provider of psychological therapy for all common emotional difficulties including personality disorder since 2002. She is the founder and one of two directors of The Chelsea Psychology Clinic.