Lola Barbour


£60 – £80 depending on income, appointments are arranged on a weekly basis.

T: 07818 050 030

Lola initially trained as a Psychiatric Nurse at the Maudsley Hospital, which is a part of King College University London. After her nursing training she spent two years working on as front line nurse, and whilst working acquired her BSc in CBT for psychosis at the IOP (institute of psychiatry) it was during this training that she became interested in the unconscious process that influences our behaviour, with this in mind she decided to start her psychotherapy training at the Arbours Association Training.

Along sides her Nursing, Lola has 8 years’ worth of experience of working both in the NHS and private practise as a psychotherapist and 15 years as a registered nurse. Lola see all her clients as individual and aims to work with in a holistic way, i.e., not just focusing on the unconscious processes but looking at other aspects of the individual’s life at might be playing a part in their current difficult. Lola is fully insured and is a registered member of UKCP (the governing body for psychotherapy) as well as NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council).

Lola has a special interest in Child and Family, and is accredited to work with adults, adolescents and family.


  • Registered Mental Nurse
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents
  • Mentalization Based Therapy for Family
  • Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy for Adults

What is Psychotherapy?
Psychotherapy aims to help clients gain insight into their difficulties or distress, support them in establishing a greater understanding of their motivation, and enable them to find more appropriate ways of coping or bring about changes in their thinking and behaviour.

Psychotherapy may help with the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Low mood/Depression
  • Body image issues
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • And even IBS

Psychotherapy involves exploring feelings, beliefs, thoughts and relevant events, sometimes from childhood and personal history, in a structured way with someone trained to help you do it safely

Lola has experience in working with abuse (victims), adolescence, anxiety, assertiveness, bereavement, Bipolar Disorder, bisexual issues, black and minority ethnic issues ((BME), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Bulimia Nervosa, bullying, business leader’s issues, career issues, childhood issues, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME), co-dependency, couple relationships, cultural issues, depression, disability, dissociation, eating disorders, exile issues, fear, grief, history of mental illness, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and AIDS, hysteria, identity, immigration, integration of experience, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).