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My name is Dr Vikky Petch and I am a Chartered Psychologist and a Registered Clinical Psychologist.  I have worked for over 20 years  as a child psychologist so have lots of experience in working with children, adolescents and families in Surrey.  I have 2 children myself so have first hand experience of the demands of parenting!

I am based in Leatherhead and see clients from the surrounding Surrey area.  I provide psychological assessment, therapy and counselling for a whole range of different difficulties. I also provide supervision for Clinical and Counselling Psychologists. 

I offer a full Autistic Spectrum Disorder assessment and diagnostic service alongside Dr Melanie Smart
http://www.chichesterchildpsychology.co.uk  .

Growing up and parenting doesn't come with a manual and at times children and families can find  it tough going!  Difficulties can gradually creep up over time or can be the result of a sudden event or experience.  I aim to help parents, children and teenagers make sense of their experiences and then work to address their difficulties.  I work from a non-blaming, collaborative perspective, tailoring my work to suit individual needs and circumstances.

The types of difficulties that people come to me about include:

Pre school issues e.g. sleeping, eating, toileting & tantrums
Parenting advice & behaviour management
Attention deficit & hyperactivity disorder
School based difficulties e.g. peer relationships & attendance
Adaptation to life events e.g. the arrival of siblings, divorce, bereavement, changing schools
Depression & low mood
Anxiety (including phobias and OCD)
Eating disorders
Difficulty managing anger
Autism and Asperger's behavioural management
Psychosomatic complaints (headaches & tummy aches for example)


My clinic is based in Leatherhead, Surrey on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdaya and Saturdays (clinic times vary).  Areas I see people from include Epsom, Ashtead, Leatherhead, Fetcham, Bookham, Dorking, Horsley, Esher, Oxshott, Cobham, Effingham and Guildford.  Please do contact me to discuss whether I can offer psychological assessment, therapy, counselling or advice relating to these or any other behavioural or emotional difficulties.

Contact me on petchpsychology@protonmail.com or on 07853 421071

I am registered with  various health insurance companies (e.g.Bupa, WPA, Cigna, Aviva & AXA)


Dr Vikky Petch BA (Hons), MSc Investigative Psychology, DClin Psych.  
Clinical Psychologist (HCPC), Chartered Psychologist (BPS). 
Registered with the Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice (AChiPPP). 
Specialising in providing a psychological therapy service to children, adolescents and families.

 
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Dr Vikky Petch - Clinical Psychologist offering family friendly psychological assessment, therapy and counselling to children, adolescents and families in Surrey. Contact on petchpsychology@protonmail.com or 07853 421071.
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