Esther Cole

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

PsychD Dip CBT MA Oxon

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Are you feeling exhausted, stressed and overwhelmed? Are you in physical or emotional pain, working relentlessly in different areas of your life: at work, home or study, in relationships, caring or parental roles? Do you need to make sense of, and overcome trauma, feelings of sadness, low-self esteem or burnout? I am a multi-award winning Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Founder and Director of Lifespan Psychology - The Diverse Practice®. As a third-generation British Jamaican Psychologist, managing long-term conditions whilst being a mother of three, I warmly welcome clients from all walks of life. I have a passion for men’s mental health, and for supporting people living alongside mental, physical or neurological difficulties and trauma. ​ I am co-editor of Psychological Therapy for Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury: Innovations for Children, Young People & Families (Jim, J. & Cole, E. 2019. London: Routledge).

AbuseAdjustment DisorderAging ConcernsAlzheimersAnger Management TherapyAnxietyAttachment TheoryBipolarBurnoutCancerCareer CounselingChild or Adolescent IssuesChronic Pain or IllnessCoachingCodependencyContemplativeCultural and Systemic OppressionCultural CongruenceDepressionDissociative Disorder (DD)DivorceDomestic AbuseFamily CaregivingFamily ConflictFamily SystemsFeministHistorical TraumaImmigration/AcculturationInfertilityInsomniaIntellectual DisabilityInterpersonalInterventionLearning DisorderLGBTQ IssuesLoss or GriefMen’s IssuesMindfulness-basedNonviolent CommunicationObesityOCDPanicParentingPersonal GrowthPregnancy (Prenatal Mental Health)Psychological Testing and EvaluationPTSDRacial IdentityRelationalSchizophreniaSelf-EsteemSexual AbuseSocial PhobiaSuicidal IdeationTourette SyndromeTraumaWomen’s Issues

All therapies are tailor-made for you by my team, and evidence-based. We build connection, trust and authenticity within the therapy relationship. We offer effective therapy strategies that enhance self-awareness and help you achieve your goals for a clearer, happier, positive mindset. We can also help improve the quality of the relationships in your life. Coming to therapy can be difficult if it has not been beneficial in the past. With the right match for you, (or your loved ones), you could wake up each morning energised, believing in yourself, with greater self-awareness, realizing your potential - more able to let go of stress, painful memories, thoughts and fears. Contact us today for a free consultation.

I trained at Oxford University for my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology, and Surrey University for my doctorate in Clinical Psychology and University College London for my CBT diploma. I am the first Black clinical psychologist to win the Early Career Award from the British Psychological Society.

Type of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy (CT)
  • Eclectic
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Client Type
Type of Session
Fixed TermHome VisitsLong Term (Face to Face)Online TherapyShort Term (Face to Face)SkypeTelephone

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