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Deri Hughes, Intercultural Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

I am a Welsh psychotherapist, but live and work in England, near London. I am an experienced Intercultural Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Supervisor and an EMDR Psychotherapist. I  worked in the NHS as a Principal Psychotherapist and Supervisor for a long time and now work in Private Practice. I was also Clinical Director on the Master in Clinical Science (MClinSci) in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the University of Kent, UK.  I offer services in English and Spanish.


MSc in Intercultural Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; MA in Linguistics for English Language Teaching;  Advanced Certificate in EMDR; RSA Diploma in TEFLA


United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

As a UKCP registrant, I am bound by the UKCP code of ethics in my professional practice. This can be found on the UKCP website  I am a registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist.

Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis College

I am a member of the Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian analysis College (CPJA)


I did my training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at University College London in conjunction with Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre, London. Nafsiyat is a member organization of the Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Section of UKCP. I am a Professional Member of Nafsiyat

EMDR Association United Kingdom and Ireland / EMDR Europe Association

I am a member of the EMDR Association UK and Ireland as well as a member of the EMDR Europe Assocaition as well as a member of the EMDR Europe Association.

The Royal Society of Medicine

I am a Senior Associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine, London.

Freedom From Torture

I have been a clinical supervisor for therapists at Freedom From Torture, London and support their important work with refugees. You can support their work by visiting their website


Hablo Espanol y Ingles y se puede tener terapia en los dos Idiomas. Hablo el Espanol Castellano y Colombiano tambien. Si quere usted mas informaccion se puede llamar el numero en Contacto al lado de este pagina.

It is possible to have therapy in both English and Spanish. The Spanish dialects I speak are Castellano and Colombian.

I also have a basic understanding of Farsi.

I have lived, worked and spent a lot of time in the following countries: Spain, Colombia, Iran, Wales, South Africa, Portugal, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel.

I have visited the following countries and am familiar with their cultures:   Greece, Albania, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Italy, Belgium, France, Botswana,  Lesotho, Kenya.