Ben Spray

Psychotherapist & Manager

Ben studied at Regent's University, London focusing on existential psychotherapy. He joined Mind in The City, Hackney and Waltham Forest in 2017. He is responsible for managing E9 Therapy. He works with clients at E9 Therapy and as part of the City & Hackney Wellbeing Network.


Dr Kornilia Givissi

Counselling Psychologist

Kornilia began her training at The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and received her doctorate from City University, London. She is Head of Psychological Therapies at Mind in The City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, works with clients in private practice and at E9 Therapy. 


Francis Douggan

Evening receptionist

Francis is the evening receptionist and has worked at Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest for over a decade.


Antonella Giornetti

Psychologist & Psychotherapist

Antonella received her bachelors in clinical and community psychology from Sapienza Università di Roma and her MPhil in psychoanalytic psychotherapy from SPS Studio di Psicosociologia Srl. She works with clients in private practice.


Hillary Smith

Counsellor & Psychotherapist

Hillary has a postgraduate diploma in counselling and psychotherapy from the University of East London, her approach is integrative. She has experience of working within the NHS/IAPT, as well as busy London university counselling service. She also sees clients in private practice.


Julia McRow

Counsellor & Therapist

Prior to gaining her advanced diploma in humanistic integrative counselling from CPPD Counselling School in London Julia worked for many years as a television producer. She has worked as a bereavement counsellor, at a women’s charity and in school settings. She also sees clients in private practice.

Juliana Ajibade

Juliana Ajibade


Juliana holds a masters in psychodynamic counselling from Goldsmith College University and a bachelors in psychology and sociology from Brunel University. She has previously worked with the Samaritans, a community counselling organisation and a carers centre.

Letizia Pucci

Letizia Pucci

Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist

Letizia qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in Italy and she is completing her Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy at Metanoia Institute, London. She is a Sessional Psychological Practitioner at Mind in The City, Hackney and Waltham Forest and at E9 Therapy. She facilitates a psychotherapy group in a NHS service and she works with clients in private practice.