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Dr Ariana Jordan

Director of Studies - DCPsych

Email: ariana.jordan@metanoia.ac.uk

Ariana joined Metanoia Institute in April 2019. She is a BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist and HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist. Before completing her Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at the University of East London, Ariana studied Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychotherapy at the Anna Freud Centre/ UCL, Systemic Practice with Families and Couples at the Institute of Family Therapy/ Birkbeck College and Dance Therapy with the Association of Dance Therapists International. 

In her private practice, Ariana works with adults as well as young people, providing therapy for individuals, couples and families. Additionally, having been a teacher for over twenty years, Ariana combines her psychological knowledge with her teaching experience and provides training for organisations looking to improve outcomes for young people with particular emotional, developmental, social or learning difficulties. 

Ariana’s research interests include self identity and psychological wellbeing at midlife, and autism, in particular the identification of undiagnosed masked autism traits in women and girls. She runs two monthly groups for adults and young people with autistic traits and founded Croydon Psychologists’ Film Club.

Recent publications:

Jordan, A. (2020). Balancing Growth and Decline at Midlife and its Effects on Close Relationships. Counselling Psychology Review, 2-10.

Jordan, A. (2010) ‘La Magie de Laval’, in Daniel Labonne (ed.),‘Cap Sur L’Ile Maurice, Opéra Créole’ pp. 204-207. Brixton, London: TamaRe House Publishers