Dr Romila Ragaven

Clinical Psychologist 

BSc (Hons), MSc, DClinPsy


Works with children, young people & adults

HCPC registered

8 years experience

Fully insured & DBS checked

Registered with AXA PPP, Vitality & Aetna Global

Romila is a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Clinical Psychologist. Romila has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and has over 8 years experience working in NHS mental health settings. Alongside private work, she is a Specialist Clinical Psychologist in an NHS Tier 4 Adolescent Inpatient Unit. In this role, Romila works closely with other professionals such as psychiatrists, social workers and nurses in order to support children and young people who are experiencing extreme emotional distress.


Romila works with both children and adults in her private work. She is highly experienced in helping adults and young people with a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties, including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, grief, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychosis, relationship and interpersonal difficulties and eating disorders. Romila has a special interest in working with adults who have experienced trauma, historical abuse and intimacy and relationship problems


  • BSc (Hons) - Human Psychology - Aston University

  • MSc - Mental Health Studies - Kings College London

  • DClinPsy - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - University of Hertfordshire

  • Practitioner Psychologist - HCPC


Therapies offered

Romila is passionate about supporting adults and young people at difficult times in their lives. She draws on a range of approaches which means she is able to adapt the way she works to suit you and your particular problem and stage of life. Romila’s

therapeutic approaches include:

  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy

  • Acceptance & commitment therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Compassion focussed therapy

  • Systemic therapy

  • Mindfulness

Areas of expertise

Romila has expertise in working with parents and their children, and is experienced in helping issues with parent-child relationships, and child related emotional and behavioural difficulties such as:

  • ADHD

  • Anger related difficulties

  • Friendship & social skills difficulties

  • Low mood and intense emotions, including managing self-harm

  • Bullying

  • Understanding family relationships or circumstances

  • Effective communication

  • Problem solving

  • Worries about education or exams

Fees & availability

  • Individual assessment or therapy session

       (50 minutes): £90

  • Couple assessment or therapy session

       (50 minutes): £100

  • Availability: Thursday evenings, weekends