Heena is a Practitioner and Applied Psychologist working in Chelmsford, Cambridge, Saffron Walden, London and Essex/Hertfordshire borders. She is a Chartered Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society and is a practitioner and Counselling Psychologist regulated and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She promotes a biopsychosocial and holistic approach in her work with adults and children over the age of 11.
Heena works with all major insurance companies, private clients, businesses and academic institutions. Further details of services provided are set out below. In addition, Heena is involved in pro-bono projects, most notably as a co-founder of Walden Wellbeing. Heena strongly believes that early intervention is key to avoid escalation of symptoms and concerns which could otherwise compromise one's well being and functioning in their day-to-day living and quality of life.
Amongst the various services available, Heena provides face-to-face and (where appropriate) telephone/online sessions. Depending on each client’s needs identified during an initial assessment, treatment/therapy can be short, medium or long term. Follow up sessions can sometimes also be arranged.
Evidence-based practice, practice-based evidence and reflective practice is central to Heena’s way of working. She ultimately tailors her clinical practice to the needs and context of her clients, offering an integrated approach which may include (but is not limited to) elements of CBT, EMDR, Person-centred and Psychodynamic therapies.
Heena works with clients who suffer from a range of diagnosed and undiagnosed conditions or issues. Some of which are stated below:
Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks and phobias
Depression and relapse prevention
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD)
Neurodevelopmental disorders and learning disabilities, including Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD), Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD), and Social Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH)
Abuse e.g. sexual, verbal, physical, emotional, neglect
University/college/school/work related issues
Critical and significant incidents
Cultural and integration and assimilation issues
Chelmsford (Priory Hospital)
Therapeutic methods include:
CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
Services offered include:
Cognitive assessments (WISC/WAIS)
Critical and significant incident support
Heena works with all major insurance providers. If you would like to book an appointment with her please ask your insurer to provide you with an authorisation code.
A referral can be made by email or phone (call or text). The following people are able to make a referral:
Health and care professional (your GP, psychiatrist, occupational health, social worker or other health and care professional).
Heena also undertakes cognitive assessments, which typically take the form of:
Parent and child/client consultation
Psychometric testing WISC V or WAIS IV
Additional testing if required
Report with recommendations
Report feedback consultation
Heena’s fee is typically £110 per session. No additional charges are made for EMDR work and fixed fees are offered for WISC and WAIS assessments. A small number of lower cost sessions are available for those who are self-funding and unable to pay the full rate.
Further information can be found in the the FAQs.
Businesses, academic institutions and professionals
Heena provides a number of psychological services to businesses and their employees. These include:
Individual therapy, including employee assistance and insurance. See above for more information
Cognitive assessments (WISC/WAIS). See above for more information
Please get in touch to discuss your exact requirements.
Training workshops and reflective practice sessions (for groups or individuals) in educational, social care, therapeutic and residential care settings. Recent workshops include:
Supporting those who have vulnerable and challenging behaviour
Promoting and maintaining change
Understanding and working with those on the Autism Spectrum
Developing and promoting resistance in looked-after children and young people
Developing and promoting a co-constructed emotional and behavioural support plan
Heena can also assist in the preparation of individual behavioural support plans.
Heena provides one-to-one and group clinical supervision for therapeutic and psychological professionals and for other health, care and teaching professionals. Clinical supervision is available in the following therapeutic orientations: