Dr Luciana Forzisi
Clinical Psychologist, CBT Therapist & Dynamic Interpersonal Practitioner
What I can help with
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Health Anxiety
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Personality difficulties
- Social Anxiety
- Substance abuse
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Mentalisation Based Therapy
- Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
Luciana personal therapy style is warm, empathic, collaborative and geared towards building a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients. She offers therapy in English (1st language) or Italian (fluent).
Luciana has a doctoral degree in psychology, as well as a post graduate diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) from King’s College London. She has also trained at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust / Anna Freud Centre and offers dynamic interpersonal therapy (DIT), mentalization-based therapy (MBT) and cognitive analytical therapy.
Luciana is accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, registered with the British Psychotherapy Council as a DIT and MBT Therapist, registered as a chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society, and a member of the Health and Care Professionals Council.
Before focusing on private practice, Luciana provided therapy for many years as part of the Southwark Psychological Therapies Service at the Maudsley Hospital, including specialist treatment for individuals experiencing depression or anxiety problems, for example: obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety, panic attacks, perfectionism and health anxiety. Previously, she worked at the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (CADAT) at the Maudsley Hospital. Luciana also has extensive experience working with interpersonal difficulties, personality disorders and drug addictions.