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Doone Smith

Child Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

Diploma Level 6/7 in Child Psychotherapeutic Counselling Level.

Schoen Clinic Chelsea Clinics; Fridays.


Doone Smith is a Child Psychotherapeutic Counsellor offering one-to-one appointments for children and young people with mental health conditions at Schoen Clinic Chelsea in London.


Over twenty-five years ago, Doone Smith began her professional journey as an actress. During her time between auditions, she worked as a Teaching Assistant, where she discovered the profound impact of listening to children. This experience inspired her to train as a Child Psychotherapeutic Counsellor at The Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education.


In her role at Schoen Clinic Chelsea, Doone is dedicated to nurturing the emotional well-being and resilience of children and adolescents. She creates a safe and relaxing space where young individuals can share their emotional experiences with a trusted adult. Doone employs various therapeutic modalities, including play therapy, art therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), sand tray, person-centred therapy, narrative therapy and talking therapy.


Doone provides a supportive network that reinforces the child's sense of self and belonging, collaborating closely with parents and other professionals involved in the child's life. Through her dedication, compassion, and expertise, she strives to make a significant difference in the lives of her young clients, empowering them to navigate life's challenges with resilience, self-esteem, and confidence.

Doone Smith welcomes self-funding patients to her Schoen Clinic Chelsea practice. Book an appointment today by calling 020 3146 2300 or complete our pre-screening questionnaire online anytime to suit you.

Doone Smith

Areas of expertise in children's mental health:


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