Magdalena Galant-Miecznikowska

Title: Senior Therapist

Department: Our Therapists

Telephone: 0207 929 7911

Email: info@efficacy.org.uk

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Intervention (CBT)
  • Dementia Care Mapping Training
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy for Practitioners in Therapeutic Environments
  • MSc Mental Health: Psychological Therapies Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • MSc Social Pathology, Forensic and Penitentiary Psychology
  • HCPC Clinical Psychologist
  • HCPC Counselling Psychologist
  • BABCP Accredited
  • Chartered Psychologist (BPS)
  • HCPC Forensic Psychologist

Experience

Magdalena has many years’ experience assessing and treating different client groups with psychological difficulties, in NHS and third sector organisations, in the UK and overseas. She has a strong interest in research and therapeutic outcomes.

Magdalena remains involved in research and has undertaken funded research leading to peer-reviewed publications. She provides an evidence-based psychological treatment using the most effective psychological interventions, based on the best scientific evidence available. When working with clients, Magdalena tends to be quite practical in her approach, often taking the work she does, outside of the therapy room where she can make changes using a behavioural experiment approach.

Magdalena works using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to treat a range of psychological disorders; Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Phobias, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Social Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Illness Anxiety Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Sleep problems and Stress.
Also, she provides support for clients with a range of difficulties such as Addictions, Bereavement, Bullying, Issues related to identity and culture, Personality Disorders, Relationship difficulties, Self-Esteem difficulties and Sexual difficulties. Magdalena also has skills and interests in the areas of couple therapy, Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) and neuropsychological testing.

Special Interests

Addictions, Agoraphobia, Anger Management, Anorexia Nervosa, Anxiety, Assertiveness, Avoidance, Bereavement, Binge Eating Disorder (BED), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Bulimia Nervosa, Career Issues, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME), Death Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Employment, Frustration, Gambling, Gender Identity Disorders, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Grief, Guilt, Health Problems, Internet Addiction, Low Self Esteem, Memory Problems, Midlife Crisis, Minority Stress, Motivation, Narcissism, Negative Thoughts, Nightmares, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Panic Disorder, Perfectionism, Performance Management, Personal Relationships, Pet Bereavement, Phobias, Physical Illness, Post Natal Depression (PND), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Procrastination, Relationship Problems, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sleep Problems, Social Phobia, Stress Management, Substance Abuse, Trichotillomania, Weight Issues, Work Stress.