Dr Stella Compton

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT / ACAT), Group therapy, Integrative Therapy, Neurodiversity / learning difference or disability, Paediatrics / children, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Regions Covered
London, Central London, North London, South London, North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
London - Central Guy’s Hospital Campus, Grange over Sands, South Lakes Cumbria
PhD Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Awarded The Ruskin Medal for the most impactful doctoral research 2016 Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT Practitioner), Kings College London (MSc), York University (Music Therapy)
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Dr Stella Compton provides Integrative, cognitive analytic and psychodynamic psychotherapy and now walk talk and equine assisted therapy. Stella studied at the Royal Academy of Music and worked as a performer for many years before training as a Music Therapist. Having worked in the NHS for 20 years as a Head of Arts Therapies and Clinical Research Lead.

Stella provides private individually tailored time-limited or longer -term therapies for performers from all areas of the music industry.. Stella has helped a wide range of clients including people concerned about eating disorders, body dysmorphophobia, sexuality, bereavement, physical and sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, job loss, parents caring for with children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), as well as people with personality disorders and offenders in secure treatment settings.

She now provides a blended programme, with on-line as well as in- person appointments at Guys Hospital, London Bridge and for the north of England and Scotland at the Nutwood Medical Centre LA11 7DJ ( easily accessible by train). To these services Stella has developed individual programmes of gently paced nature based walk-talk and equine assisted therapy. She is now focusing on the treatment of depression, performance and generalised anxiety.

As of April 2024 Stella will be providing therapeutic retreats for people who have suffered trauma. For details please refer to website.