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My Background

My name is James Scurry and I’m a UKCP-registered trainee psychotherapist currently completing the clinical year of a Master of Mindfulness-based psychotherapy at The Karuna Institute.


I believe that all of us go through mental and emotional distress at some point in our lives, but with the right support the process can be a transformative, and even a rewarding experience.  Whether it be anxiety, depression, a bereavement or difficulties stemming from something more complex, ultimately symptoms of distress are rooted in the things we go through in ours lives. It’s not a question of what’s wrong, but rather a question of what’s happened.  


By working to understand how these experiences have shaped and affected us, we can begin to process and move beyond our emotional pain.


I provide a compassionate, non-judgmental and inclusive therapeutic space where my clients can delve deeper into what’s really going on below the surface. 


I grew up in Melbourne in Australia so also have a strong connection to nature and the beach.  Like many people psychotherapy is a second career which I came to having gone through my own difficult period working as a senior television producer in the pressure of a newsroom.  I have lived in London for ten years and currently live in Chiswick with my partner and our hungarian vizsla called Lola.


I am an advocate for more compassionate mental health support in the UK and am one of the co-founders of the Safely Held Spaces project.


My name is James Scurry and I am a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist (trainee member).

I work with individuals and couples. Please click here to book an appointment

Main Office:

Cambridge Heath Road

London, E2 9NQ



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