Rumina Taylor
Rumina

Dr Rumina Taylor

Clinical Psychologist / Chief Clinical Officer

BSc (Hons), DClinPsy, PGDip in CBT for Psychosis

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Approach

Rumina continues to be passionate about improving access to psychological therapies as well as supporting women in science to fulfil their potential. Rumina joined HelloSelf to explore how technology can improve and enhance the therapeutic process for both clients and practitioners. She is motivated to use informatics to enable the prevention of mental health difficulties in the wider population.

What I can help with

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Confidence
  • Life Goals
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Self-esteem
  • Couple Work
  • Career Change
  • Bereavement
  • Life Changes
  • Happiness
  • Family
  • Psychosis
  • Bipolar
  • Panic
  • Social Anxiety

Experience

University of AberdeenKing's College London

Rumina is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Practitioner Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK. Rumina completed her clinical training at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, before pursuing a joint research and clinical role at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, King’s College London, and the Maudsley Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Rumina continues to work at the trust today alongside her role as Chief Clinical Officer for HelloSelf. 

She also holds a role in clinical strategy and leadership at King’s Health Partners, an Academic Health Sciences Centre. Rumina has received external recognition for her clinical and service development work and has won a number of awards. Rumina’s research interests lie predominately within psychosis and she has conducted her own research and presented her work at national and international conferences and in peer-reviewed journals.

Rumina’s doctorate training and experience to date have given her a firm understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for a variety of disorders. She is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) and has experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and other mindfulness-based approaches. She has completed a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for psychosis for which she was awarded a distinction. She has worked in private practice for approximately ten years. She has experience of working with clients experiencing a range of physical and mental health difficulties, within both in-patient and out-patient settings, in a variety of different modalities, including individual, group, and couples therapy.

About me

I have over 10 years experience working with clients experiencing a range of mental health difficulties and I have a particular interest in complex mental health presentations.

Qualifications

  • Psychology BSc Hons
  • Doctorate of Clinical Psychology
  • Post-graduate Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis
  • Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Award
  • Positive Practice Mental Health Award
  • NHS Leadership Academy Finalist

Insurance

BUPAAvivaAXAHealth and Care Professions CouncilThe British Psychological SocietyZurichWPAHealixVitalityBupa International

Specialties

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction

What my clients say

Sessions were always invaluable. A time where we’d have frank conversations about the issues I brought to the table. Her experience and down to earth approach made for open honest chats and these helped me no end, both at work and outside of work. (Charlie W)

I can’t thank you enough for the work you did with me. I feel your help was so beneficial to me. I was in a bit of a state when I first met you, but you gave me the tools to move on and sort things out. I am doing really well now. (Matthew W)

My Questions

Can I use private health insurance?

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Yes… if you have health insurance you can speak to them to get a code. If you give them the name of your Therapist of choice they will give you a code. If you fill in the code when booking we will bill your insurer for your sessions.

You can’t pay for LifeCoaches or your membership subscription with your health insurance… sorry.

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