Iana Trichkova

Associate Lecturer

Professional Biography

I am an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist in private practice, currently working in South West London. I practice an integration of several theoretical approaches: Person Centred, Humanistic, Existential, Psychodynamic /Psychoanalytic. 


  • MPhil Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Roehampton
  • MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Roehampton
  • MSc Psychology, University of Veliko Tarnovo
  • BSc in English Philology, University of Plovdiv

Past Employment

  • Private Practice (2017-present)
  • Associate Lecturer, Regent’s University London (2018-present)
  • Senior Counsellor in HMP Brixton (2018-2022)
  • Lecturer Richmond Adults College (2017-2019)
  • Primary Care Counsellor, National Health Services - forensic setting (2017- 2018) 


  • 'What gets in the way of working with clients who have been sexually abused? Heuristic inquiry' - published in 'Critical Existential-Analytic Psychotherapy' (2021), ed. by D. Loewenthal

Research Interests

  • Currently completing a PHD dissertation researching therapists' sexuality