Julianne Boutaleb


Julianne Boutaleb BSc, MSc, CPsychol, AFBPsS is a passionate and highly experienced consultant perinatal psychologist who has worked for over 13 years in the NHS and private practice with parents and parents-to-be and their babies (and bumps) who have needed support with a wide variety of issues including:

  • anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy
  • miscarriage and reproductive loss
  • attachment issues
  • re-emergence of childhood issues
  • couples issues

Julianne is a member of the Birth Trauma Association and specialises in working therapeutically with:

  • birth trauma
  • PTSD
  • tokophobia (fear of giving birth)

And as they impact the mother, couple relationship and parent-infant attachment.

In addition, she is also affiliated with BICA (British Infertility Counselling Association) and offers tailored psychological interventions for individuals and couples who are pregnant or are parenting following ART (IVF, ICSI, donor conception, surrogacy) or adoption.

Julianne also has over 15 years’ experience teaching and training psychologists and health professionals on issues of parental mental health, attachment, early years and positive mental health for babies and young children.

Julianne works from a variety of perspectives including: psychodynamic and attachment models, CBT, integrative, ACT, compassion-focussed work, couples work and can also offer parent-infant sessions using the Watch, Wait & Wonder model which focusses on how you can improve your attachment relationship with your baby.

Julianne can offer sessions for individual, couples and parent-infant work. In addition to face-to-face sessions, sessions can be offered over the phone or on Skype.

Finally, Julianne is registered with BPS, HCPC and BPC and is a recognised health care provider with all the main healthcare insurance providers.