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- Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
I have 28 years in the mental health field as a psychotherapist and a clinical nurse specialist in psychological medicine. I am able to use both fields of expertise when treating patients. I have experience in trauma which included working for the British Army with soldiers returning from the theatre of war. I'm currently studying compassion in nursing at PhD level and I work for the Tavistock and Portman trust as a full time Psychotherapist.
Areas of interest
Trauma; interpersonal difficulties; mood disorders and anxiety; addictions; couples;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
Psychotherapist at the Tavistock clinic
Compassion, mental health nursing, empathy, attachment .
Rugby, cycling, Wine collecting , cooking.
Runner up in Mental Health Practitioner of the Year 2014 from the Depression Alliance
Courses offered to GPs
I'm happy to offer talks in regards to mental health , liaison psychiatry, trauma, psychotherapy.
- Dip Nursing (Mental Health ) University of Lancaster 2000
- PGDip Cognitive Analytic Therapy Shaeffield Hallem University 2011
- EMDR Sandra Richman training 2011
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapists (ACAT)
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.
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