Schoen Clinic Centre for Mental Health Chelsea
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist - Mental Health Conditions
Schoen Clinic Chelsea Clinics; Monday to Thursday (offering both in-person and secure remote appointments).
Chaim Golker is a CBT Therapist at Schoen Clinic Chelsea in London, specialising in treating adults and adolescents (aged 16+) with mental health conditions.
Chaim has built a wealth of experience working in settings including NHS primary care, Drug & Alcohol, Learning Disability, and Adolescent mental health services.
Chaim specialises in treating a wide range of mental health conditions including (but not limited to) OCD, depression, PTSD and anxiety. He has also completed specialist training in treating conditions, such as: Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain and Medically Unexplained Symptoms, as well as the interplay between mental health and physical health, for physical health conditions, including diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Coronary Heart Disease.
Chaim has trained using a range of approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance-commitment therapy (ACT), compassion-focused therapy (CFT), and person-centred and integrative therapies. He offers a compassionate and non-judgmental approach to therapy, which is goal-focused and applies the latest evidence-based interventions.
In addition to his clinical work, Chaim has delivered mental health workshops at schools, charities and NHS services. He has also published academic papers on his area of interest, cultural adaptations of therapy for religious clients and other cultural minority groups, in particular, the Orthodox Jewish community.
Chaim is passionate about the delivery of culturally sensitive therapy and has delivered workshops to professionals and written articles on this subject matter.
Chaim welcomes self-funding patients to his Schoen Clinic Chelsea practice. Book an appointment today by calling +44 20 4571 6312 or complete our pre-screening questionnaire online anytime to suit you.
- Cultural adaptations of cognitive behaviour therapy for the Orthodox Jewish community: a qualitative study of therapists’ perspectives (Cambridge University Press: Published 19th January 2021)
- Dating experiences of Orthodox Jews in the shidduch system: a thematic analysis (Taylor & Francis: Published 5th April 2021)
Areas of expertise
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Anxiety disorders (Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety)
- Behavioural Addictions
- Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling
- MSc in Psychology (Distinction)
- MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Distinction)
- Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Long Term Physical Health Conditions
- Fully Accredited Member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive
- Psychotherapies (BABCP)