Empathy, Expertise, Healing
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Empathy, Expertise, Healing – Your Journey Starts Here

Dr Nick Zygouris

Private Clinical Psychologist

Psychotherapy, CBT, Counselling, Coaching, Expert Witness

Birmingham | Solihull | Remote

Dr Nick Zygouris Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Dr Nick Zygouris
Registered & Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist

BSc(Hons), PGCertHE, PGDipBI, DClinPsy, CPsychol, CSci, AFBPsS, FHEA

Dr Nick Zygouris is registered with the HCPC
Dr Nick is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Dr Nick is a Chartered member of the Science Council
Dr Nick is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society
Dr Nick has a no record on the DBS

10 facts about me

  1. I have over 20 years of clinical experience working in mental health.
  2. As a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, I have extensive experience and expertise at the highest level in my field.
  3. I am a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and also mentor newly qualified Clinical Psychologists.
  4. I have over a decade of experience as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS and private sector.
  5. I have been in private practice since 2016, when I opened my clinic in Birmingham.
  6. I offer complex mental health assessments, including neuropsychological assessments.
  7. I have helped people with a wide range of mental health problems, from the mildest to the most severe.
  8. I consult people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds.
  9. My clients describe me as caring, kind, and non-judgmental.
  10. I see clients in a discrete and confidential clinic in central Birmingham with convenient free parking.

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Expert Psychological Services with Dr. Nick: In-Person Appointments in Birmingham and Solihull, and Remote Therapy UK-wide

We understand that finding the right Clinical Psychologist, psychotherapist or counsellor in Birmingham and Solihull can feel overwhelming. It’s important to feel cared for and understood, especially when it comes to addressing psychological difficulties.

Dr. Nick, a highly trained and experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist, is available to offer private consultations for online therapy worldwide, as well as in-person appointments in Birmingham and Solihull. He is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families overcome their psychological challenges and live happier, more fulfilling lives.

Dr. Nick provides a range of psychological services, including CBT, psychotherapy, life coaching, medico-legal services, training, and consultancy, drawing from his extensive knowledge and experience. You can read more about his background and expertise in this website.

If you’re searching for a Clinical Psychologist, psychotherapist, or counsellor in Birmingham and Solihull, or you are looking for online therapy, we encourage you to reach out to Dr. Nick for an informal, no-obligation discussion. We understand that waiting to see an NHS Clinical Psychologist for assessment or psychotherapy can take a long time, but Dr. Nick offers initial consultations to new clients within a week, subject to availability.


I have tried counselling in the past and I didn’t take to it and it put me off trying again when I faced some challenges last year. But Nick was great and I am so glad I saw him. From the outset, I trusted him and was able to work through my challenges with him. He was also not afraid to challenge my thoughts and assumptions. I cannot recommend him enough.

Past patient

As somebody who had never received help for mental health problems before I was quite apprehensive to start CBT. However, such feelings dissipated almost immediately after meeting Dr Nick as he made me feel so welcome and comfortable. He has a very calm and soothing nature whilst he would also often be able to make me laugh during the lowest and darkest times of my life.

Past patient

Dr Zygouris is my go-to Psychologist to help patients with mental health problems. My patients are satisfied and make great progress with him. Thank you for the great work.

Health Professional

Nick helped me become more confident and stable in our time together. I benefitted a great deal from his professional care. He is attentive and knowledgeable, caring and reassuring. I would strongly recommend him to anyone in need.

Past patient

I was referred to Dr Zygouris by my doctor. He has helped me tremendously with stress and depression; I am in a much-improved position now thanks to Dr Zygouris.

Past patient

I just wanted to say thank you for everything. I really appreciate it.

Past patient

Professional Services

Diagnostic Assessment

A comprehensive evaluation of your condition to identify the underlying mental health condition accurately.

Understand Better Symptoms and Conditions

Dr Nick, a highly skilled Clinical Psychologist, offers comprehensive assessment and psychological testing services for individuals grappling with diverse psychiatric conditions. By meticulously analysing and evaluating their symptoms and cognitive functioning, Dr Nick strives to provide accurate diagnoses, enabling patients to navigate their mental health journeys effectively. A proper diagnosis is a critical foundation for tailoring appropriate treatment strategies, ensuring that individuals receive the most suitable care. Discover the significance of a diagnosis by a Clinical Psychologist.

CBT, Counselling & Psychotherapy

A comprehensive evaluation of your condition to identify the underlying mental health condition accurately.

Increase your self-awareness, overcome mental health problems and improve your resilience

Dr Nick provides a range of evidence-based psychotherapy and counselling methods, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Systemic Family Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Compassion-Focused Therapy. Leveraging his expertise and extensive experience, Dr Nick customizes therapy plans to assist individuals in understanding their mental well-being and reaching their aims and ambitions.

Life Coaching

Get personalized guidance to help you achieve your desired goals and outcomes

Get clarity, improve relationships and work-life balance, and re-discover your purpose

Dr Nick can use life coaching to complement his therapeutic interventions and help achieve goals more effectively. Life coaching can provide personalized guidance, support, and accountability to overcome challenges, build resilience, and make positive changes. By combining therapeutic interventions with life coaching techniques, Dr Nick can help someone develop greater self-awareness, identify strengths and weaknesses, and set clear personal and professional growth goals. Life coaching can help individuals transform their lives by giving them the tools and strategies they need to achieve their desired outcomes and live more fulfilling lives.

Clinical Supervision

Get guidance, feedback, and support for mental health professionals in practice.

Develop your professional practice, improve clinical outcomes, and regulatory compliance

Clinical supervision with Dr Nick provides a space for mental health professionals to receive guidance, feedback, and support as they navigate the complexities of their work. Through regular meetings, Dr Nick can help supervisees develop new skills and competencies, identify areas for growth, and enhance their professional development. Clinical supervision can also help prevent burnout, improve job satisfaction, and strengthen the quality of care provided to clients. It can also provide a forum to discuss ethical dilemmas, explore personal biases, and enhance self-awareness.

Expert witness services

Get specialised, objective, professional opinions to support legal proceedings.

Professional, authoritative assessments and clinical opinions to support the courts

Dr Nick has extensive experience working both with people with mental health conditions and offenders. He offers expert witness services, specializing in comprehensive psychological evaluations for criminal and civil proceedings. Dr Nick provides authoritative psychological evaluations, neuropsychological assessments, and forensic risk assessments focusing on efficiency and clarity. He also offers treatment recommendations for mental health conditions and forensic probation reviews. Solicitors seeking expert witness reports can trust Dr Nick’s understanding of his responsibilities to the courts.

Expert Consultancy & Training

Identify and improve the human factors undermining a positive work environment, improved productivity, employee satisfaction and profitability.

Improve employee wellbeing, hiring and retention practices, leadership and management, and overall team dynamics

Dr Nick will comprehensively analyse your workplace culture, employee behaviour, and organisational structure. Once these issues are identified, Dr Nick can work with management to develop tailored solutions. These will vary between businesses and sectors. They could include implementing employee training programs, revising job roles, and restructuring teams. By improving communication, fostering a positive workplace culture, and addressing individual needs, Dr Nick can help to create a more productive, satisfying, and profitable work environment.

Dr Nick’s Mental Health Blog

  • CBT, Psychodynamic, Systemic, ACT, DBT and EMDR

Choose Your Therapy: Comparing CBT to Five Different Therapies

Journey through the world of therapy with our uncomplicated guide! Discover how CBT, Systemic, DBT, ACT, Psychodynamic, and EMDR therapies each offer unique solutions to life's puzzles, turning challenges into steppingstones. Your mental health matters - find the best fit for your needs and situation.

  • orthosomnia

Orthosomnia: When the Pursuit of Sleep Becomes a Nightmare

Orthosomnia - when the quest for perfect sleep becomes a waking nightmare. As we quantify our slumber with trackers, we're uncovering a paradox: our pursuit for ideal sleep might be the very thing that's keeping us up at night. Let's dive into this sleep conundrum.

  • Stress management therapy & Anxiety management therapy in Birmingham

Silencing Stress: Strategies for a More Balanced Life

Discover the secret to juggling life's demands without dropping the ball. From stress therapy hacks to DIY techniques, our guide helps you navigate through the stress maze, revealing healthier, happier paths. Remember, life's a stage, and with our stress-busting tips, you'll be set for a standing ovation!

  • a therapist feeling confused

Therapist Drift: What It Is and Why You Should Care

Dive into the hidden currents of your therapeutic journey with our exploration of 'therapist drift.' Understand its influence, spot its subtle signs, and learn to steer your therapy towards more effective outcomes. Don't let your voyage to self-healing get sidetracked. Anchor your knowledge and become an active participant in your growth.

  • Treatment for Depression Post-Anabolic Steroid Use

From Strength to Struggle: Navigating Post Anabolic Steroid Depression

Behind the rippling muscles and chiselled physique lies a hidden struggle. Anabolic steroids can leave deep emotional scars, plunging individuals into the depths of depression. Clinical psychologists can offer tailored support, healing strategies, and a guiding hand to navigate the treacherous path toward recovery and long-term resilience.

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