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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
Working with clients since 1987, I provide evidence based therapy and integrative therapy over a short number of sessions. Integrative therapy means using a number of different styles of therapy, in my case, CBT (Cognitive behavioural therapy), REBT (Rational Emotive behaviour therapy); evidence based Hypnotherapy, Person Centred Counselling and other styles to build a treatment plan that is individual to you.
Areas of interest
depression; anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, fear of flying; fear of travelling; public speaking nerves; performance anxiety; presentation nerves; dental nerves; fear of medical procedures, cancer care; habit cessation; stop smoking; stop drinking; eating issues; generalised anxiety disorder; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), stress
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Cardiac conditions
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Pain management
A particular interest in Hypnosis research - in particular, the evidence-based socio-cognitive approach (Barber, Kirsch, Lynn) using hypnosis with evidence based psychotherapy tools.
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J P Noble award for best dissertation entitled 'An investigation into psychological links to physical disease and the role hypnosis can play in identification, relief or prevention
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Courses offered to GPs
I am happy to provide seminars and talks to GPs.
I am Head of Counselling for Chrysalis Not For Profit Limited, and a senior tutor for the Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
I have also taught a BPS approved CPD course in Evidence-based Hypnotherapy, and run Assertiveness Training workshops.
I have taught therapy for over 14 years to mature students, both face to face and online.
I am particularly happy to explain the process of hypnotherapy or psychotherapy to GPs.
- Advanced Diploma Hypnosis and Psychotherapy National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy 2006
- Diploma Hypnosis and Psychotherapy National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy 2002
- Certificate Hypnosis and Psychotherapy National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy 1987
- BSc (Hons) Degree Social Psychology London School of Economics (University of London) 1983
- Masters of Research (MRes) Psychology University of Hull 2014
- Cognitive Behavioural therapy UK College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy 2011
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Cancer Care Holistic Resources 2007
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- membership British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis 2019
- Accreditation UKCP 2006
- Supervisor Accreditation UKCP 2011
- Membership British Psychological Society 2011
- Fellowship National Hypnotherapy Society 2018
Affiliations / memberships
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
British Psychological Society
National Council for Hypnotherapy
National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists
Register of Evidence-based Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
National Counselling Society
National Hypnotherapy Society
British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis
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- 11:00 - 19:00
- 07806 642434
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