Sophie is the founder and head counsellor at The Primrose Practice. She is an experienced and caring English speaking therapist with years of organizational and private practice experience as a psychotherapist, group facilitator and clinical coordinator.
Before opening her own private consulting practice in Berlin, she worked for a private inpatient psychiatric service specializing in severe mental health issues such as eating disorders, addiction, obsessive compulsive behaviours, anxiety disorders and depression. During the same time, she also worked for The Recover Clinic, an outpatient service specializing in eating disorders where she was the senior therapist involved in one to one sessions, family counselling, and group facilitation.
Sophie successfully completed her MA in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, an internationally renowned psychiatric clinic for mental health in the UK. She has also completed an Integrative Psychotherapy certificate from The Minster Centre and consistently takes part in continued professional development.
In addition to her clinical experience and training, Sophie has lived as an international expat, travelling extensively and finally moving to Berlin where she is currently based.
She is a member of the Association for Counsellors and Therapists in Berlin (ACT Berlin)
Currently living Germany, Carly is the senior therapist at The Primrose Practice. She is an English speaking psychotherapist and clinical psychologist originally from Cape Town, South Africa, where she worked for a number of years in public clinics and hospitals.
Carly is able to provide long or short term treatment for a wide range of clinical/psychiatric disorders and psychological stressors including trauma, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, relationship difficulties, adjustment problems, stress, and grief.
In addition, Carly has experience working with a wide range of psychological and social problems including domestic violence and sexual abuse. Her treatment modality is based on a range of theories, predominantly psychodynamic therapy, CBT and narrative therapy.
Carly completed her MA in Clinical Psychology at The University of Cape Town.
Carly is a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). She is also a member of the Association for Counsellors and Therapists in Berlin (ACT Berlin).