Serena Roche


MA Core Process Psychotherapist


I am an experienced mindfulness based psychotherapist offering brief therapy and counselling or longer term depth work. Having trained at the Karuna Institute, I have an MA in Core Process Psychotherapy, a contemplative practice drawing on Buddhist principles and western psychology theory.

AbuseAdoption IssuesAlcohol Abuse and Alcohol DependenceAnger Management TherapyAnxietyBody Image IssuesCancerChild or Adolescent IssuesChronic Pain or IllnessCodependencyContemplativeCouples CounselingCultural and Systemic OppressionDepressionDivorceDomestic AbuseDrug Dependence / Abuse / AddictionEating DisorderFamily CaregivingFamily ConflictFamily SystemsFeministGambling AddictionGender IdentityHistorical TraumaInfertilityInsomniaInternet AddictionInterpersonalLGBTQ IssuesLoss or GriefMindfulness-basedObesityOCDPanicParentingPersonal GrowthPolyamorous and Open RelationshipsPostpartumPregnancy (Prenatal Mental Health)Premarital CounselingPsychodynamicPTSDRacial IdentityRelationalRelationship / Marriage IssuesSelf-EsteemSelf-HarmingSexual AbuseSexual AddictionSexual ProblemsSocial PhobiaSpiritualitySuicidal IdeationTranspersonalWomen’s Issues

Training, Qualifications & Experience MA Core Process Psychotherapy ReVision Couples in Search of Soul Cert in Couples Counselling PODS Child Sexual Abuse and a Trauma Training Mindfulness practitioner Volunteer Counsellor at The Awareness Centre Mental Health Placement at Care Co-ops Love, Sex and Relationship discussion group facilitator I have been in private practice since 2010 in Brighton and London and practised as a placement counsellor at The Awareness Centre, Clapham, gaining a wealth of experience in both in-depth psychotherapy and short term counselling. I have an MA in Core Process Psychotherapy and am an accredited member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP). I am also a registered member of the Association of Core Process Psychotherapists ( ACPP) . I am fully insured and abide by the code of ethics of the UKCP and as a practitioner of Core Process Psychotherapy I am wholly committed to working alongside others with mindfulness and compassion.

Type of Therapy
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Depth Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy
  • Somatic Therapy (Body Centered)
Client Type
Type of Session
Fixed TermLong Term (Face to Face)Online TherapyShort Term (Face to Face)SkypeTelephone