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Dr Shani Ram du Sautoy
Senior Counselling Psychologist
Shani Ram du Sautoy

Dr Shani Ram du Sautoy

Doctor Shani Ram du Sautoy is a counselling psychologist, senior adult therapist, and a groups and couple therapist and supervisor. Dr du Sautoy has been working at Priory for over 4 years and is registered by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, and a member of the British Association of Behavioural Cognitive Therapist BABCP.

Dr du Sautoy’s experience includes working with those with personality disorders for the NHS, using both dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) and cognitive analytical therapy (CAT) techniques.

She also worked with the Secondary Health Care Psychology Service using cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy techniques.

Dr du Sautoy’s therapeutic focus is to elevate low mood and to help people to learn to manage their anxiety using techniques best-suited to them. The aim of therapy being, to resolve internal conflicts and rebuild personality structure via the use of mindfulness based interventions, looking at the client as a whole: body and mind interweaved.

Dr du Sautoy utilises body awareness and bodywork to heighten people’s awareness of their internal processes of emotions, feelings and behaviours, in order to achieve balance and higher wellbeing. Lastly, the underlying assumption that underpins her work is attachment–based issues. Attachment theory is a robust tool to help formulate the issues and work through a protocol that will be the backbone of the therapeutic journey.

Training

Dr du Sautoy graduated from the University of East London Psychology School in 2007 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology. She then completed her Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at East London University, in 2013.

Dr du Sautoy had always been interested in psychology and upon completion of her postgraduate diploma, she commenced practising psychology at the NHS as a clinical psychologist assistant and as a researcher at the University of East London. She completed this in 2013, achieving her chartered status at the British Psychological Society. She has been a counselling psychologist since 2013, initially working in the NHS in South and North East London, prior to moving to Priory.

Dr du Sautoy trained to work with mindfulness-based interventions during her doctorate trainee years, both in the UK and the US.

She is currently training to add yoga psychology and yoga teaching to the mindfulness work that she practices under the umbrella of Iyengar UK.

Research interests

Dr du Sautoy conducted research around the convergence minorities and mental health issues under her role as an associate researcher at the University of East London. She conducted research in the charity sector and University of Leicester into women in minority groups and mental health.

Dr du Sautoy’s doctoral research focused on the therapeutic relationship in the context of mindfulness interventions. 

Dr du Sautoy is currently working with mindfulness interventions and yoga psychology, and looking to add to the therapeutic community knowledge by lecturing and taking part in professional conferences.

Clinical articles and research papers

  • Scott N. et al. (2009) Diversity minority groups and mental health, East London mental health NHS trust, Clinical Psychologist, BPS.
  • ‘Talking Matters’, (2008) Orthodox Jewish women and mental health challenges, Leicester University and hackney council joint publication.
  • Dell P. and Ram du Sautoy, S. (2012) British minorities students – mental health and under attainment, High Education Journal.

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
Qualifications
  • Diploma in CBT for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Diploma in CBT for Eating Disorders
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Diploma in Emotional Focus Therapy for Couples
  • Diploma in Integrative Supervision
  • Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. (2013) University of East London
  • Iyengar yoga teacher ( being trained currently),Iyengar UK
  • Master in Design (2002) Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (2007) University of East London

I work in integrative psychotherapeutic manner, bringing a wealth of therapeutic modalities and long-term experience of working with adults and late teenage clients. I imbued my approach in personal warmth and care, while utilising evidence-based models. All of the therapeutic modalities that I utilise are scientific and grounded by evidence-based research, as well as complemented by my personal warmth, care and compassion. I often receive positive feedback from clients, and I forever strive to improve my practice by examining case results and outcome measurements of wellbeing, analysing them, and learning from them.  I am a great believer in holistic therapeutic approach; hence mind not only talking therapy but also aspects of the body, movement, nutrition, and social engagement.

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