Tizzie Dennett-Short BSc(Hons) MBACP Accred Psychotherapist
Tizzie Dennett-Short BSc(Hons) MBACP Accred Psychotherapist 

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New Consultant Rooms Open

Banbury Oxfordshire

  and Battersea SW11


PLEASE NOTE Christmas 2023 and New Year 2024 Opening times

Tizzie will be on annual leave from Friday 22nd December 2023 until Thursday 4th January 2024

Mesages and emails will be checked on a regular basis.


Tizzie Dennett-Short by way of thanks

I was very touched by the kind gestures and spoken words from several clients concerning the temporary closure of my practice for the first time since 2011, due to a short illness. I would like to thank them as well as the many organisations for whom I provide services on behalf of, for their kindness and support. I am delighted to report that we are now fully operational again.



You may have heard on the News recently that the English Natural Opera recommends opera singing and breathing as a therapy for Long Covid and breathlessness. You will be delighted to know I am uniquely qualified in this field from having been a professional Opera Singer for many years. If you or anyone you know is struggling with the effects of Long Covid, please ask them to get in touch.



Success with couple and single counselling sessions on phone

with FACETIME, WAtSap.

See my featured article in Therapy Today

"And what do I Say?" July 2019


National Geographic Magazine How to keep Kids positive through the pandemic https://apple.news/A_MwjlkjDTUKYPOWRCtM5A

Voice, Trauma, and Voicelessness
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My published article (May 2016) in Therapy Today magazine entitled " Voice, Trauma and Voicelessness"

Please click on the link below

Voice, Trauma and Voicelessness

I am very pleased to have just become an accredited councellor for The Foundation of Infant Loss.


British Association for Performing Arts Medicine Saturday 20th May.

A facinating and informative day focusing on the very pertinant subjects of anxiety and perfectionism. Particularly in relation to performers but also apt when dealing with those whose standards are high beyond reach or reason who compulsively strain towards perfection.


May 6th I attended a fascinating seminar, "Losing Sleep" with Dr David Lee from Sleep Unlimited. This informative day was an important insight into advanced psychotherapeutic techniques to help and understand the underlying causes and effects suffered by insomniacs and people struggling with anxiety, stress or injury resulting in sleeping difficulties.

Last June I attended a seminar with the eminent Prof. Bessell A. Van Der Kolk at Guys Hospital entitled 'Traumatic Stress Therapeutic implications'. He says that "... at the moment of a trauma everything seems to freeze in time..." and that ''...traumatized individuals need to learn that it is safe to have feelings and emotions."  Mindfulness therapy plays a big part in helping people to have control of overwhelming emotions triggered by memories of the original trauma.


I am delighted to report that I am now an Accredited Member of The BACP.

It has been wonderful to receive recently such positive feed back from my clients, both individual and couples, as testimonial to my counselling practice.

I am currently carrying out in depth reading into Mindfulness. It is with great pleasure that I have extended my practice and I am now offering Couples Counselling. 

In Opera and Classical Music magazines I appealed for singers and performers to come forward and speak to me about their vocal crises.


The result of this was very encouraging.


I had a tremendously interesting interview with Jacob Lieberman who specialises in manipulating the larynx. This led  to my 'observing' at a voice clinic at Northwick Park Hospital and joining the VoxOp group to hear the experiences of singers who, through operations, have had damage to their voices and the resulting trauma from this.



Tizzie Dennett-Short

Psychotherapist and Counsellor

29 Albert Street


Oxfordshire OX16 5DG


20 Garfield Road

London SW11 5PN

Email: tizzie@chartiz.co.uk

(Office : 01295258850)

Mobile:  077309 27672

Consultancy rooms London SW11 5PN and Banbury OX16 5DG

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