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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
I am a BABCP and BACP accredited Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist with over 15 years experience working in the NHS and private sector. I use evidence based interventions to treat and assess clients presenting with anxiety and depression related difficulties.
In addition, as Senior Lecturer, in Mental Health, I am passionate about providing accessible learning opportunities, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge. My research interests include; veteran mental health, eating disorders and the use of third wave therapies to promote psychological well being.
I practice: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness.
I specialise in the treatment of: post traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, health anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, low self esteem, obsessive compulsive disorder, long term conditions, medically unexplained symptoms, binge eating disorder, bulimia.
Areas of interest
I practice: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Acceptance Commitment Therapy; Mindfulness.
I specialise in the treatment of: post traumatic stress disorder; mood disorders; health anxiety; generalised anxiety disorder; low self esteem; obsessive compulsive disorder; long term conditions; medically unexplained symptoms; binge eating disorder; bulimia.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Pain management
Augustus, J., Williams. B. and Bold, J. (2018) (anticipated) An Introduction to Mental Health. London. Sage.
Fear, J 2012, ‘A Psychological Well Being Practitioner (PWP) clinical competence model in the delivery of therapeutic interventions’, paper presented at BABCP 40th Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 27-29 June.
Augustus, J. (2015) ‘Collaborating with Eastern techniques to enhance therapeutic outcomes: Using Tai Chi and Yoga to enhance therapeutic outcomes’, CBT Today, Volume 43, Number 1.
- Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning University of Worcester 2017
- Masters of the Arts in Therapeutic Counselling (CBT Stream) University of South Wales, Newport 2010
- Certificate in Counselling Skills University of The West of England 2006
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology The Open University 2005
Affiliations / memberships
British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) - Full accreditation
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) - Full accreditation
- The Old Rectory Clinic High Street Iron Acton...
- 14:30 - 18:00
- 07583 148476
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: jo.fear2