Sheila Yahya Levi : Adult, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist

Chartered Clinical Psychologist


I have over 30 years of psychodynamically orientated clinical experience working with children, adolescents, families and adults in the UK, Israel and Turkey. Having worked and lived in various countries I have a great deal of inter-cultural experience.


Since 1990 I have been actively involved in many aspects of psychotherapy including:

Running support groups for parents with special needs children and vulnerable adults;

Conducting workshops at schools encouraging creative expression of children's internal worlds;

Designing and implementing a therapeutic programme to assist child survivors of an earthquake;

Conducting numerous professional seminars, workshops and serving on normal and abnormal child development and psychological interventions;


Worked for 15 years at NHS in adults as well as CAMHS as a highly specialized clinical



Significant clinical experience with migrant populations in every age and level of difficulty.


Acted as clinical coordinator for the pilot implementation of Support Groups for Turkish speaking mothers at Enfield primary schools,  acted as project manager for London Mocep (see below)


I coordinated London Mother-Child-Education-Project (MOCEP) in Enfield/London between 2012-2013.


Teaching and supervising students in mental health field, clinical as well as research related practice




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Publications and Presentations  for details on past and present work and papers published. I look forward to talking with you and discussing how I can help you, your family, child or adolescent through difficult times.

Sheila Yahya Levi

Accredited by:







Registration : PYL26050
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I am a member of British Psychotherapy Foundation (BPF) and teach at Birkbeck University, MSc - Psychodynamics of Human Development.  I lead Mother-Infant Observation Seminars as well as supervise MSc students' dissertations.