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Why do we self-sabotage?

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Why am I so critical of my partner?

4 mins

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

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

5 mins

Why am I scared to commit to a relationship? Overcoming commitment issues

6 mins

A healthy vs an unhealthy relationship – how to tell the difference

7 mins

When you’re terrified of relationships: overcoming fear of intimacy

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Therapy for emotional abuse: what is emotional abuse and how can therapy help?

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Why do my friends always leave me?

9 mins

Why do my relationships always fail? Inability to maintain relationships and what it might mean

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Our top tips on how to choose the right partner

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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.