Sheila Yahya Levi : Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist
Chartered Clinical Psychologist
I have over 26 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
Designing and implementing a therapeutic programme to assist child survivors of an
Conducting numerous professional seminars, workshops and serving on normal and abnormal
child development and psychological interventions;
For the last nine years continuing to work part-time in NHS, services for children
and their families with neuro-developmental disorders;
Significant clinical experience with migrant populations in every age and level of
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
Teaching and supervising students in mental health field, clinical as well as research
Please visit my page on 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.
Affiliated to: 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.