Thomas Yap BA (Hons), MA, MTh, PG Dip / MA
Relevant Clinical Qualifications
Certificate in Counselling Skills (WPF Therapy London)
Postgraduate Diploma M&M – Pastoral counselling (St. John’s & University of Nottingham)
Postgraduate Diploma/MA Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (WPF & Roehampton University London)
MBT Cert. Practitioner Level Mentalisation Based Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder BPD (Anna Freud Centre London)
Thomas is a full-time British Psychoanalytical Council (BPC) Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. He has been working as a therapist since 2004, helping people to make sense of the complex thoughts, emotions and behaviour they experience, and assisting them to make desired real lasting change. As a highly trained psychotherapist, he is experienced in working with men and women from different background and cultures. Alongside his full time private practice in Central London, he offers his time and expertise using MBT (Mentalisation-Based Therapy) for patients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder within the NHS secondary care in South London. His past experience as therapist includes working in the NHS, University settings and NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations).
Alongside providing individual therapy, Thomas provides professional training for both psychotherapists and counsellors. He is a visiting lecturer for a therapy course in Central London. He is strongly committed to Continued Professional Development (CPD) in Psychotherapy. His areas of expertise include working with Grief and Loss, Depression, Relationship issues, Sexual Addiction, Trauma, Spirituality and Borderline Personality Disorder.
Thomas is accredited by the British Psychoanalytical Council (BPC) and is on their professional standards authority accredited register.
He is also a professional member of The Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the NHS (APP) and The British Association of Christians in Psychology (BACIP).