Health Visitor - Various, based at Colville Health Centre
District Nurses - Various from Colville Health Centre, Health at The Stowe and Holland Park
Primary care mental health worker - Kate Duddy
CPN - None at present
Private counsellor - Diane Goodkind
Adv Dip Couns, Senior BACP Accredited Counsellor, Adv Dip Supervision
Diane initially trained in 1994 in Psychodynamic therapy. Over the years she has enlarged her areas of interest and she has developed particular expertise in handling crises and trauma-related problems. She has worked with the Pembridge Villas Doctors for the past 5 years offering counselling to both individuals and couples and looks at each person with their own uniqueness. Diane’s goal is to use all her skills and knowledge to help everyone feel comfortable, and find solutions to their personal issues. Her referrals come from a range of health professionals and colleagues, including psychiatrists, cranial osteopaths, acupuncturists and skin specialists. She is bound by the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists’ Code of Ethics is registered with BUPA and Norwich Union Healthcare Providers and has up to date professional liability insurance. Diane is both a senior accredited counsellor and an advanced integrative supervisor, in private practice since 1995. In addition she leads case-discussion groups and facilitates group sessions for a number of organizations; directs workshops; and advises a number of National agencies.