About Us

Inner Citadel is a therapy clinic and training institute founded by Dr Tanya Lecchi. Our mission is to offer evidence-based therapies to people interested in exploring their lived experience in depth, helping our clients manage their clinical symptoms while finding greater authenticity and fulfilment in their daily lives.

We also provide opportunities for Continuing Professional Development through training courses and supervision (group or individual).

Our therapists are HCPC, UKCP and BPS registered. They work with different approaches, all in compliance with the Institute’s ethos.

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Dr Tanya Lecchi

Clinical Director

Tanya has extensive training in a range of approaches to therapeutic work, with a focus on cognitive-relational models, and has 15 years of experience in providing psychological assessment and treatment to adults, families, children and young people in different care settings, including hospital environment and private practice.

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Stephanie Pagio

Counselling Psychologist

Stephanie has 10 years of experience in providing psychological assessment and treatment in a variety of settings, including education, judicial system, substance use disorders, adoption and the NHS. She works using EMDR, cognitive behavioural, cognitive process, person centred models.


Claire Friday


Claire, alongside her broad clinical experience – including children, adolescents and adults – has also extensive expertise working within the adoption field for the last 20 years. Over the last 10 years she has been working in particular with adolescents and adults, including couples therapy.

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Dr Charanjot Kaur Jheeta

Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Charanjot is a UKCP accredited Integrative Psychotherapist, and a pending Chartered Counselling Psychologist with HCPC and the BPS. She has 10 years of clinical experience in private practice, primary & secondary care NHS services, prisons, education and long-term psychotherapy services.

Hal Scarpellini

Practice Manager

Hal has been CEO of a communication agency for years, designing, amongst many services, products for Secondary and Higher Education. He supported universities in psychological research delivering digital products. He also contributed to build e-learning platforms and services.