We have a number of different clinicians including clinical and counselling psychologists, consultant psychiatrists and psychotherapists who we refer to at Wokingham Psychology. We aim to provide the most appropriate treatment to our patients as quickly and safely as possible. Our network of professionals include:
Christian has been working in mental healthcare since 2005, he has held a number of managerial and clinical roles. He has worked for the NHS, the Cardinal Clinic in Windsor and the Priory in London.
Christian's qualifications include Doctor of Psychology in Psychotherapy and Counselling from the University of Roehampton. He is a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Southern Association for Psychotherapy and Counselling. In addition to his private practice Christian has also been responsible for the Eating Distress and Dietary Chaos psychological programme for Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the mental health advisor to an Independent school in Berkshire and a professional psychological advisor to a national Eating Disorder charity.
Dr Lalitha de Silva
Dr Lalitha de Silva is registered with the General Medical Council (GMC number 1576300), she holds the medical degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). She trained in Psychiatry at Charing Cross and St George's Hospital Medical Schools in London. Dr de Silva is a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Dr de Silva has been the Clinical Director of the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, a position she held for over five years. From 2007 to 2013 she held the position of Clinical Director of the Cardinal Clinic in Windsor, a private psychiatric hospital. In addition to being a specialist in psychiatrist, Dr de Silva has also been trained in Child Health, General Medicine and Accident and Emergency Medicine. She has a special interest in anxiety, depression, mood disorders, addicitons and eating disorders.
Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Dr Georgina Taylor - Adriaansen
Georgina is a senior counselling psychologist within the NHS working in the general Psychology department and the Eating Disorder Service where she provides both individual and group psychological therapy. Georgina has worked for the NHS, the Priory, the Cardinal Clinic and Cygnet Hospital as well as in private practice. She is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society and registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council.
Georgina received her qualification of Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology from City University in London, she continues to provide academic input into the Clinical Psychology course at Oxford University and the University of Surrey. Georgina has a special interest in anxiety, social anxiety, and low self esteem issues.
Psychotherapist and Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders
Debbie is a psychotherapist registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). She has been awarded a Masters degree in Transpersonal Counselling and Psychotherapy and in addition Debbie has completed her Master Practitioner qualification in Practitioner Skills in Eating Disorders and Obesity.
Debbie has previously held the position of Chair Person of Reading Therapies which provides continuing professional development for Psychotherapists, Psychologists and Counsellors. Debbie has also held managerial positions within the UKCP including Chair of the UKCP HIPC complaints committee and a member of the Ethics committee.
Bahareh is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and the Southern Association for Psychotherapy and Counselling. She is an existential psychoanalytical psychotherapist, her theoretical orientation and training includes psychoanalytical psychotherapy, existential psychotherapy and post modernism. Bahareh has a Masters (MSc) degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Bachelors degree (BA hons) in Psychology. She is currently completing her Doctorate in Psychotherapy and has a special interest in the connection between the mind and implications on the body.
Barareh's training enables her to provide both long and short term therapy for those struggling with a wide range of emotional difficulties.
Dr Bahareh Haghighat-Khah
Existential Analytic Psychotherapist and Counsellor
Dr Petra Kagleder
Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Our Psychological Team
Dr Christian Buckland
Petra is a BPS chartered and HCPC registered counselling psychologist. She has worked within the NHS to deliver individual therapy for people suffering from eating disorders, depression and anxiety. Petra has also trained with CRUSE to provide bereavement counselling. Presently her NHS therapeutic work focusses on cancer rehabilitation, support for those living with life limiting illnesses as well as chronic pain management.
Petra has been awarded a Professional Doctorate in Counselling psychology from the University of Roehampton. She brings with her an understanding of life outside the mental health profession, having previously worked as project manager in industry.