Dr Kornilia Givissi

Therapy | Consultancy | London

Pupa Project

pu·pa (pyo͞o′pə) n. pl. pu·pae(-pē) or pu·pas An insect in the nonfeeding stage between the larva and adult, during which it typically undergoes complete transformation within a protective cocoon or hardened case. Only insects that undergo complete metamorphosis have pupal stages. [Latin pūpa, girl, doll. Root… Continue Reading →

Practice changes during the COVID-19 pandemic

In these unprecedented times, I wanted to outline how I am shaping my practice to respond to the challenge we are all facing due to the escalating Coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing and self-isolation are necessary right now; however they can… Continue Reading →

About me

I am a Counselling Psychologist, registered with the HCPC and a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society. I work with clients with a wide range of difficulties, including anxiety, low mood, mood swings, self-harm, medically unexplained aches and pains,… Continue Reading →

Self-harm and the body

Self-harm is an act with a broad definition which often includes suicide attempts, eating disorders and risk-taking behaviour. Within the area of self-harm, I will today focus more specifically on non-suicidal self-injury, this refers to any acts of injuring the… Continue Reading →

Which therapy is right for me?

Most of us make the decision to go for therapy when there is something in our lives we want to address, whether that is a recent experience or a more long-standing difficulty. However, finding a therapist can be a daunting… Continue Reading →


Therapy can be an intimate and life changing experience, leading to self-awareness and supporting through life transition. It can also be a safe space to explore the past and untangle experiences and relationships that might affect the way we are… Continue Reading →


Consulting space All appointments are phone/video for the foreseeable future. Contact me for availability. My practice is based in central London, Temple Chambers, 3-7 Temple Avenue, EC4Y 0HP. It has easy access from Blackfriars station as well as nearby Temple, Chancery… Continue Reading →


 Therapy I offer a range of fees, taking into account people’s financial circumstances and my availability and I am registered with AXA PPP, Vitality and Aviva. My typical fee is £100. I have a small number of lower cost places… Continue Reading →

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