Dr Chloe Paidoussis Mitchell CPsychol, AFBPsS
Chartered Counselling Psychologist & Clinical Supervisor
Mental Health at Work Consultant
Wellbeing & Resilience Coach
Mental Health & Wellbeing Expert
Dr Chloe is a leading UK BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Mental Health at Work Consultant, working with clients from all over the world to help them embrace Well-being and Mental Health.
Her approach is informed by her belief that everyone - no matter what - is in the pursuit of happiness and hoping to live a life of fulfillment and purpose. Over the last 2 decades Dr Chloe has helped many people connect with their capacity to reach their potential for emotional balance and harmony, connection, personal growth and wisdom.
"Although we can't control unpredictable life events and circumstances, we can control how we respond to them and what we tell ourselves about ourselves".
Dr Chloe offers online one to one therapy and is happy to use Zoom, Skype, or Facetime to support those who connect with her and wishing to overcome difficult Mental Health Symptoms and embrace life again with personal meaning and purpose.
The pandemic of 2020/21 is in Dr Chloe's view a "collective grief" experience, with the loss of all normalcy with many people experiencing Psychological Overload and becoming destabilized by the degree of uncertainty, disruption and loss. Seeking professional support to reduce Stress, manage intense and overwhelming negative emotions, process Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Anxiety or Stress is really important and shows courage, determination and is ultimately an act of self-care. If you want to speak with Dr Chloe about how she can help you through life's challenges do book an initial appointment today.
Dr Chloe fundamentally believes that trauma, loss and difficult life events although devastating and painful don't need to be catastrophic. With the right support, people can overcome unthinkable pain. So much is about the handling, the self care, self compassion and the sort of support that is available. Dr Chloe can help you navigate through sadness, and hopeless and knows that there is an incredible whoosh of energy that comes from encountering suffering and finding a meaningful way to keep on going in the face of emotional and mental pain which is empowering.
Dr Chloe is an expert in Traumatic Loss and Grief and runs regular webinars to raise awareness and help people cope with loss of any kind. If you would like to sign up to her newsletter please do so. She issues a monthly Mental Health newsletter.
If you are a HR Director or a Wellbeing Officer please do head over to Dr Chloe's consultancy section to learn more about how Dr Chloe can support your organisation in fostering Mental Health and Wellbeing.
ABOUT DR CHLOE PAIDOUSSIS-MITCHELL, CPSYCHOL
Dr Chloe's beliefs
A fundamental core value for Dr Chloe is the belief that life is happening not just to us, but for us and with us. No matter what life throws at us, the human spirit has the capacity to observe itself and to make choices that feel wise, courageous, dignified and purposeful. Through her videos, posts, blogs and webinars Dr Chloe helps her followers find their compass for a life that feels fulfilling and full of potential.
Dr Chloe knows that mindset can be taught and when we learn how to tune in to our internal unconscious processes, beliefs and attitudes we can re-frame them to build a life that makes sense, that allows us to authentically express who we are. Dr Chloe, once you join her community, will be a big believer in your existential potential and will champion you everyday through life's challenges. Through her Free Mental Health Newsletter and her one to one or group sessions, Dr Chloe will help you embrace your Mental and Emotional Health.
Dr Chloe hopes that those who sign up to receive her monthly Mental Health newsletter will be inspired and supported and motivated to keep investing in their Mental and Emotional Well-being. She hopes to be there for you to support you when life feels too much. She writes blogs, runs webinars, offers one to one sessions, shares podcasts, life worksheets, e-books and is keen to offer you the space to be understood, validated, accepted and cared for through your crisis and beyond. Dr Chloe wants to offer her years of training to help you keep on going, especially when things feel tough and you feel like you need a helping hand.
We are human and to feel distress, anxious, fearful, overwhelmed and hopeless when crisis strikes is a normal human response. Dr Chloe is here to inspire you everyday, to empower you with knowledge, professional therapeutic guidance, authenticity and care, teaching you how to tune in to your negative emotions and use them to move through life's crisis. Dr Chloe is here to remind you that although you can't control what happens to you you can control how you respond and that's your superpower.
Dr Chloe believes that when life turns us upside down and inside out, devastated in raw grief, pain and fear that we have the potential, with the appropriate guidance and support to navigate towards recovery, anchored in personal meaning, powered up by the potential and the power of the present moment to discover a self that is real, connected, accepted, lovable and cared for. With Dr Chloe's support you will find your healing and you will discover that you matter immensely! Dr Chloe hopes to inspire and guide you to build that authentic loving relationship with yourself; to help you love yourself, to enjoy life as your gift, to be guided by your personal wisdom and to be connected with those who are part of your life.
Do sign up for Dr Chloe's free Mental Health Newsletter or head over to the Events Section and sign up for one of her Webinars.
Dr Chloe is a leading UK based Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Coach, a published author and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society with HCPC Registration as a Counselling Psychologist Practitioner. She has a life-long passion for mental health, that motivated her to obtain her first degree in Psychology, to pursue a career in Organisational Psychology - where she was trained as Trauma Debriefer (TRiM) and eventually a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
Dr Chloe has clients across the globe (both private and corporate) and is passionate about raising awareness and breaking the stigma associated with Mental Illness through the use of Digital Technologies and personal therapy to promote Resilience and Psychological Growth. She regularly runs workshops for Businesses in industries such as Insurance, Banking, Advertising, Corporate Real Estate to help them Embrace Mental Health at work with good working practice and empowered mindsets that promote Resilience and Mental Wellbeing.
Dr Chloe has successfully helped thousands of clients overcome Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Post Natal Depression, Eating Disorders, Self Harm, Panic, OCD, Gambling, Sexual Abuse, Rape, Traumatic Loss, Grief, Bereavement, Acute Stress, Body Image issues, Chronic Pain Syndrome, Addictions, Divorce and Separation. She has worked with clients who are living with Terminal Illness, Chronic ill health and gender dysphoria and has the tools and techniques to empower all of her clients to identify that which gives them meaning and courage.
Her pioneering approach to healing Grief has been published in the academic world and Dr Chloe teaches this approach on a number of Doctoral Counselling Psychology Courses.
In September 2016 Dr Chloe was appointed as the Clinical Lead for the Overcoming Grief app, which she is working on with Digital Mental Health experts Minds for Life nd her Clinical Approach to Grief has informed the content for Coping with Grief on the Mental Health Website QWell.
As well as running her private practice, Dr Chloe clinically supervises a number of Counselling Psychologists, is a Senior Visiting Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy on a number of Doctoral Programs in the UK and is a Primary Academic Doctoral Supervisor for a number of candidates conducting qualitative research into Loss, Grief, Trauma and Depression.
Dr Chloe has a background in Organisational Psychology, having worked for the BBC for a number of years in Learning and Development, particularly enjoying being appointed as Senior Consultant for the BBC News division.
Dr Chloe regularly blogs on Mental Health and Wellbeing and has a steady social media following. She is featured in a number of publications and on social media platforms.