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UCL Student Psychological Services Team

Head of Service:

Ms Catherine McAteer  21485  +44 (0)20 7679 1485

Deputy Head of Service:

Mr. Barry Keane 21483  +44 (0)20 7679 1483

Administrative Staff:

Senior Executive Officer: General Administration
Ms Gopiha Nandagopal 21487  +44 (0)20 7679 1487

Secretary: Workshop Administration   (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday mornings)
Mrs. Valentina Arnold 55024  +44 (0)20 3108 5024

Therapy Team:


 Email address

Internal Extension

External direct dial

Mr. Laurent Cadet de Fontenay

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist 55233 +44 (0)20 3108 5233

Mrs. Rachel Euba

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist 21006 +44 (0)20 7679 1006
Dr. Leonard Fagin
Consultant Psychiatrist 55018 +44 (0)20 3108 5018 

Dr. Sonia Greenidge

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist 55231 +44 (0)20 3108 5231

Ms Isabelle Hans

Pychodynamic Counsellor/Psychotherapist 55230 +44 (0)20 3108 5230 

Ms Kate Joseph

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist 55232 +44 (0)20 3108 5232 

Mr. Barry Keane

Psycho-Analytic Psychotherapist & Cognitive Behavioural psychotherapist 21483 +44 (0)20 7679 1483

Ms Zoi Kontakou

Counselling Psychologist
25533 +44 (0)20 3108 5533
Ms Catherine McAteer
Psycho-Dynamic Counsellor
& Psycho-Analytic Psychotherapist 21485 +44 (0)20 7679 1485

Ms Faith Miles

Psycho-Analytic Psychotherapist 55018 +44 (0)20 3108 5018

Ms Laura Oates

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist 25533 +44 (0)20 3108 5533 

Mrs. Fotini Roberts

Psychoanalyst/Psycho-Dynamic Counsellor 21484 +44 (0)20 7679 1484
Dr. David Sturgeon
Consultant Psychiatrist 21486   +44 (0)20 7679 1486
Mrs. Nina Tamas
Psycho-Analytic Psychotherapist 21508  +44 (0)20 7679 1508

Departmental Safety Officer:

Mr. Barry Keane 21483 +44 (0)20 7679 1483

Fire Evacuation Marshals:

Mrs. Rachel Euba 21006 +44 (0)20 7679 1006 

First Aid Appointed Person:


Christmas Closure

Please note that the Student Psychological Services will be closed over the Christmas break from 5pm on Tuesday the 23rd of December 2014, and will re-open as usual from 10am on Monday the 5th of January 2015. Registrations forms received during this period will not be reviewed until the morning of Monday the 5th of January 2015.

Should you require support during this period, please refer to the Emergency Links section above.

Study Abroad

If you are a student currently abroad and you require emergency assistance please contact your travel insurance provider on the emergency number + 44 (0) 1273 400 850. For helpful information to assist you while you are abroad visit the Study Abroad website.

Halls of Residence

Students staying in UCL halls of residence will be able to follow the usual lines and communications for support over Christmas. There will be a duty member of staff on call every day if you need any assistance, your hall noticeboard will have their contact details.

Things To Do Over Christmas

There are plenty of volunteering opportunities for students over the Christmas period so don’t feel isolated, get out and get involved. Visit the Volunteering Services Unit (VSU) website at for more information.

For details of the activities organised by UCLU visit the UCLU website.

International Students House is a charity dedicated to British and International Students in London. They have lots of events on over Christmas, including Christmas Lunch on Christmas Day. You can find information about all of their events on the ISH Events page.

There is a special Gala Christmas Lunch and afternoon of entertainment at the Marchmont Community Centre hosted for the centre’s Older People’s Group, volunteers and support staff. Visit the Volunteering Services Unit (VSU) webpages for more information.

You can also volunteer with Crisis over the Christmas period. For more information visit their volunteering page.