Dr Julie Ziesmann is a Counselling Psychologist specialised in working with traumatic experiences, post-traumatic stress, and relationship problems. After completing her BSc (Hons) in Psychology, Dr Ziesmann completed a Psychotherapy and Counselling Certificate with an existential and humanistic focus at Regent’s University London. She completed her doctoral training in Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton.
Dr Ziesmann trained in person-centred, psychodynamic and cognitive-behaviour therapy. She thinks about her clients from a relational psychodynamic perspective, which emphasises the client’s relational patterns. Dr Ziesmann works pluralistically, meaning that she tailors her approach to the client and what they bring. Dr Ziesmann believes that the relationship between client and therapist is an important factor in therapeutic change.
Dr Ziesmann has experience across a wide range of settings and currently specialises in working with clients with complex emotional needs in an NHS community mental health team. Dr Ziesmann is experienced in working with trauma, different forms of abuse and the resulting trauma and traumatic stress as well as physical health difficulties. She works with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, relationship loss and psychosexual problems as well as work-related difficulties.