Dr Karen Ciclitira is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Professor at Middlesex University's Psychology Department. Karen's academic activities include publications in scientific and psychology journals, supervision of doctoral students, and teaching and training within both the university and private sectors. She also sees clients for therapy in Belsize Park, London, NW3. She has more than 20 years of clinical experience in the NHS, private and voluntary sectors as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She has accreditation from the British Psychological Society (BPS), the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).