Dr Sonia Kalsi
CPsychol, DCPsych, MSc, BSc (Hons)
Counselling Psychologist (HCPC)
Chartered Psychologist (BPS)
Integrative Psychotherapist (UKCP & BACP)
Hello, my name is Sonia and I am the founder of SPS.
With a career in mental health spanning over 25 years, I have worked with individuals with a wide range of psychological difficulties including depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, trauma, relationship difficulties and bereavement, and in a variety of settings such as the NHS and
For the past 14 years, I have worked in the higher education sector, and as such, my area of
specialty is student mental health.
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology & Psychotherapy by Professional Studies- Joint programme. Metanoia Institute & Middlesex University, UK
Clinical Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy - Metanoia Institute, UK
Certificate of Proficiency- British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (level 5 accreditation)- Institute of Leadership & Management, UK
Certificate in Counselling Skills: Introduction to Counselling & Psychotherapy- Westminster Pastoral Foundation, UK
MSc Health Psychology - City University, UK
BSc (Hons) Psychology - University of Warwick, UK
Kalsi, S (2021). A difficult tightrope to walk: Experiences of working with suicidality in higher
education, University and College Counselling Journal, British Association for Counselling and
Psychotherapy, November 2021 edition.
Membership of Professional Bodies:
British Psychological Society (BPS). Chartered Member: 081962
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Registered Member: PYL039409
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Registered Member: 2011168160
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). Registered Member: 386394
I ensure that I maintain the highest professional standards in my work and abide by the code of
ethics of the professional bodies listed above. I also attend regular clinical supervision and hold
full professional liability insurance.
Working with suicidal students