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Matthew Stiff - Registered Psychologist

Matthew Stiff
Psychologist in Southend-on-Sea

Verified by RSCPP
  • Registered Psychologist
  • Last Check 24/02/2019 | Next Check 24/03/2019
  • 36 Clarence Street, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1BD Show Map
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
    • Thu
  • Individual £95 Couple £110
  • Known to RSCPP 9 months
  • 38% of enquirers became clients
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What to Expect

Try one session, to see if you feel comfortable with Matthew, and decide if therapy may help you.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Social Anxiety
CBT focuses on how your thoughts affect your emotions and actions. It recognises and challenges negative ideas that maintain the problems you experience. The aim of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and emotions.


NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You determine which matter regarding your childhood or adulthood you explore. The aim of counselling is to enable you to speak about a difficulty and discover a way forward which is appropriate for you.

Psychodynamic Therapy

NICE suggests psychodynamic therapy for
  • Anorexia
  • Depression
  • Social Anxiety
Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the unconscious causes of the issues you experience. It facilitates you in being conscious of aspects of your inner dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy aims to increase your self-understanding to give you choices.


Psychology is interested in you and your thoughts, emotions and behaviour. It offers you psychological treatments and mental wellbeing support. The intention of psychological therapies is to help you alleviate symptoms.


  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Problems
  • Stress

Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Groupama Healthcare
  • PruHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Last Check 24/02/2019 | Next Check 24/03/2019
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist
Last Check 24/02/2019 | Next Check 24/03/2019

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Psychodynamic Therapy
University of London City (UK)
Verified 30/05/2018

Matthew Stiff 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

Westcliff-on-Sea, Southchurch, Southend-on-Sea, Prittlewell, Thorpe Bay, Shopland Hall, Leigh-on-Sea, North Shoebury, Eastwood, Rochford, Little Wakering, Barling, Great Wakering, Great Stambridge, Hawkwell, Leigh Beck, Hadleigh, Daws Heath, Canvey Island, Paglesham Churchend

Nearest Train Stations

  • Southend Central (0.1 miles)
  • Southend Victoria (0.4 miles)
  • Southend East (0.8 miles)
  • Westcliff-on-Sea (0.9 miles)
  • Prittlewell (1 miles)
  • Chalkwell (1.8 miles)
  • Thorpe Bay (2.1 miles)
  • Leigh On Sea (3.1 miles)
  • Rochford (3.2 miles)
  • Shoeburyness (3.6 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Updated 24 February 2019