It's Complicated

Sophie Wallace-Hadrill

Registered Psychologist in the UK | Paris based Solution Focused Therapy | Confidential and Supportive | In Person and Video Session

I'm a warm, approachable English-speaking practitioner in Paris, offering sessions using a transformational and evidence-based approach, Brief Solution Focus Therapy. I am looking forward to meeting you!
  • €100 / session
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About me

Hello! My name is Sophie. I offer English-speaking Solution Focused therapy, counselling and coaching. I trained as a Clinical Psychologist in the UK and I’m registered in the UK with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I am currently based in Paris where I work in person and online as a therapist/counsellor ("psychopraticien") and coach. I worked for the NHS in London for over 8 years, with adults and children experiencing mental and physical health difficulties. My main areas of interest are working with children and young people, and also parental mental health/parenthood. I now offer in person sessions in Paris and online sessions for English-speakers based in France, the rest of Europe and the UK, to support mental health and wellbeing using Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, an evidence-based short term therapy. My work with children and young people is in person only. You can find out more at my website:
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My approach

I have been trained to use a number of different therapies and have seen their different benefits which is I'm delighted to be able to offer you sessions based on Brief Solution Focused Therapy. I know from the evidence-base and clinical experience that this can help you move forward in your life, effect change quickly and help you cope in even the most difficult circumstances. All therapies involve developing a meaningful relationship with your therapist. But while many therapies have an "archaeological" approach, that is going back into your past experiences, or a "problem-based" approach looking at what is going wrong for you, the Solution Focused approach shifts the conversation to helping you identify for yourself your own best ways forward, in real and manageable ways. Our work together will help you identify the changes you want to experience in the future, and what could help make them happen. It's a transformational approach which is forward-looking and very practical. And it's cost-effective - many people see changes in their life from only a few sessions, and often only need between 5-8 sessions spread out over a number of months before they decide that things are going well enough to stop meeting.

Where I practice

Qualifications and experience

2012- 2015 Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, University College London, London, UK 2009-2010 Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Distinction, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK 1999-2002 Bachelor of Arts, English, II.1 Newnham College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
2022 - present Private Therapy and Coaching Practice, Online (based in Paris, France) 2016-2021 Clinical Psychologist, Evelina Hospital, Guys and St Thomas's Foundation Trust, London, UK 2016-2017 Clinical Psychologist, Children’s Palliative Care, East London Foundation Trust, London, UK 2010-2012 Research Assistant, Department Of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Private Pay
  • €100 / session
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Usually responds within one day
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