"Sometimes the one thing you need to do is the one thing you are afraid to do."
Sharon L. Alder
Meet the Team!
Dr. Esther Cole, Clinical Director & Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Esther Cole is Clinical Director & Clinical Psychologist at Lifespan Psychology. She is honoured to have received the Early Career Award 2020 from The British Psychological Society.
At Lifespan Psychology, we provide evidence-based talking therapies that can help people of all ages, across London. We tailor-make your therapy to your unique circumstances: adults, children and families living with anxiety, trauma, other mental or physical health, cognitive or neurological conditions.
Dr. Cole is co-editor of Psychological Therapy for Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury: Innovations for Children, Young People & Families (Jim, J. & Cole, E. 2019. London: Routledge).
Dr. Jade Nguyen, Clinical Psychologist
Jade is a qualified clinical psychologist who has worked for over 5 years in the UK with adults, children and young people, in many roles in the NHS and in private mental health services and educational psychology teams. The scope of her experience covers a broad range of mental health issues, from addictive behaviour to high functioning autism.
Her sessions allow clients to openly share their experiences, which helps them to feel better and more understood, enhances their own self-awareness and increases their sense of support to find solutions. Jade's background abroad combines realistic and creative insights helping her to meet the needs of many kind of people from different generations, professions and cultures. She provides sessions both in English and in French.
Jade Emery, Assistant Psychologist
Jade Emery is an Assistant Psychologist at Lifespan Psychology Ltd. Jade has a First Class BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology and Counselling from Roehampton University, and training in the integrative therapeutic approach. Her dissertation received the Martin Glachan Award for Best Qualitative Project. Passionate about supporting people’s mental health, Jade is currently working part-time as a Mental Health Support Worker at one of Europe’s leading behavioural care and rehabilitation clinics.
Jade is the proud mother of a seven year-old girl, and also has a Level 3 Qualification in Childcare Learning and Development; and over ten years’ experience working with children and vulnerable adults, from a diverse range of backgrounds and in a variety of settings.
Dr. Jamie Chan, Counselling Psychologist
Jamie is a counselling psychologist with a wide range of experience, having worked in private psychiatric hospitals, prisons, court, GP practices, NHS hospitals, charitable organisations and in telehealth online counselling in the UK, Australia and USA.
Jamie's extensive experience has allowed her to support many people with their mental and emotional health difficulties, including anxiety, panic disorder, addictions, depression, stress, personality disorder, substance misuse, life transitions, interpersonal difficulties and emotional regulation.
She has worked with young people (CAMHs), chronic health patients, conducted group therapy and psychoeducation workshops and seminars. Jamie has been trained and specialises in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialetical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Jamie uses her skills in an integrative manner tailored to each individual client, creating a safe therapeutic space for the client to explore their inner conflicts and struggles. She believes in joining the client on their journey to utilise their strengths and to develop tools to support the areas they are struggling in.