D Psych., MA Counselling and Psychotherapy, Dip. Psychodynamic Supervision, Dip. Psychological Counselling
Dr. Aileen Alleyne is a UKCP registered psychodynamic psychotherapist, MBACP registered counsellor and qualified clinical supervisor in private practice. She is a full member of FIP (Forum for Independent Psychotherapists) and Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre.
Her East Sussex Riverside Therapy Practice Ltd. is based in the Newhaven Marina, and her South London practice is in East Duwlich. Aileen has extensive experience of working psycho-therapeutically with adults presenting with a wide variety of psychological problems, and her expertise extends to providing high quality clinical supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists, both qualified and in training.
Aileen brings to her work, knowledge, skills and experience from a diverse professional background. She is both psychiatric and general nurse trained, progressing to a senior management position of a psychotherapeutic resident community in Kent. After training as a counsellor at both the University of London, Goldsmiths’ College and Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, she widened her range of specialisms to include alcohol and drug addiction, HIV/Aids, and student counselling. She employed these specialist skills within the National Health Service and various voluntary sectors in London. Aileen subsequently trained as a psychotherapist at the University of Hertfordshire, and as a Clinical Supervisor at WPF (Westminster Pastoral Foundation). She received her Doctorate in Psychotherapy by Professional Studies from the University of Middlesex and Metanoia Institute, researching stress in the workplace. She set up her private practice in 1990 and has continued to include in her diverse clientele, cross-cultural work with various minority and marginalised groups, including gay men and lesbians.
Alongside her therapy and clinical supervision practice, Aileen also offers consultancy to organisations and educational institutions wanting to address difficult and sensitive issues relating to race and cultural diversity in the workplace.