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Dr. Tamar Karpas
Chartered Psychologist in Hove - 16+ Years

Chartered Psychologist Tamar Karpas

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

40 Wilbury Road
Hove
East Sussex
BN3 3JP

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Professional Titles

  • British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist (CPsychol)
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist
Engagement rate - 51% of enquirers became verified clients

Summary

Counselling and Psychology in Hove

  • Individual 90 - 60 minutes
  • Couple 90 - 60 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Bank Transfer, Cash, Cheque
Languages: English

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Bulimia
  • Depression
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stress


Therapies

  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic Therapy


Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • PruHealth
  • Simplyhealth



Gender

Female

More Detail

16+ Years Post-Chartership Experience

Welcome. I'm Tamar Karpas. I'm a chartered and registered counselling psychologist - I help individuals and couples with their emotional wellbeing. I have private and public sector experience as a counselling psychologist. My focus includes depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and relationship problems, as well as the particular obstacles encountered by men and women.

What to Expect

An introductory assessment session allows you to see if you feel comfortable with me, share what worries you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and assess if therapy may benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange a preliminary assessment appointment in Hove or Worthing.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your feelings and actions. It recognises and challenges unhelpful ideas which perpetuate the problems you experience. The aim of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and emotions.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests cognitive behavioural therapy for Binge Eating Disorder (BED), bipolar disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), bulimia nervosa, depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and self harm.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide what issue regarding your childhood and/or adulthood you discuss. An aim of counselling is to help you to speak about a problem and discover a way forward which is right for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Humanistic Therapy

Humanistic therapy focuses on valuing you. It considers you as a whole human being and prioritises your personal development. Humanistic therapy aims to help you recognise your autonomy.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy centres on the unconscious meaning of the problems you encounter. It facilitates you in being conscious of parts of your internal dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy seeks to enhance your self-understanding to give you options.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends psychodynamic therapy for depression and self harm.

Psychology

Psychology is interested in you and your thoughts, emotions and actions. It offers you psychological interventions and mental wellbeing support. The objective of psychological therapies is to help you ease symptoms.

Qualifications Timeline

June
2009
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist
May
2001
British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist
November
1999
Doctorate
Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology
University of Surrey (UK)
Included modules on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Humanistic Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy

Tamar abides by the Code of Ethics and Conduct of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Standards of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Hove, Preston Park, West Blatchington, Brighton, Portslade, Withdean, Kemp Town, Hollingbury, Portslade Village, Moulsecoomb, Bevendean, Patcham, Brighton Marina Village, Southwick, Coldean, Stanmer, Kingston by Sea, Woodingdean, Ovingdean, University of Sussex

Nearest Train Stations

  • Hove (0.5 miles)
  • Aldrington (0.8 miles)
  • Portslade (1 miles)
  • Brighton (1.1 miles)
  • Preston Park (1.3 miles)
  • Brighton London Road (1.4 miles)
  • Falmer (1.8 miles)
  • Fishersgate (2.3 miles)
  • Moulsecoomb (2.4 miles)
  • Southwick (3.1 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

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Updated 15 June 2017

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