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Dr Motchila Innocente

Clinical Psychologist
CPsychol, PG Dip CBT, DClinPsy, BSc
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What I can help with

  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Social Anxiety
  • Specific Phobia
  • Stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Sleep
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Long term health conditions
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  • Women's Health

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions


Motchila is a warm, non-judgemental and empathic therapist who believes in the importance of providing a safe and supportive therapeutic space, in which clients can openly explore difficult emotions, thoughts and experiences. She works with clients to develop a shared understanding of how their difficulties have developed over time, and what factors might be maintaining them in the here and now. She takes a collaborative, practical and evidence based approach, helping clients to bring about meaningful change and acceptance in their lives.


Motchila is a highly skilled and experienced Chartered Clinical Psychologist. She is registered with the HCPC and BPS and has worked in the NHS for sixteen years, predominantly in adult mental health services. She is also an experienced clinical supervisor. She specialises in traditional and third wave cognitive behaviour therapy, including mindfulness and compassion focussed approaches.

After completing her doctoral training at University College London, Motchila completed a diploma in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy at Royal Holloway University of London. She has extensive experience of working with depression, anxiety (including panic, social anxiety, OCD, health anxiety, PTSD, phobias and stress), bereavement and loss, low self-esteem and insomnia.