Dr Jenny Smerdon: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) , Psychology
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Dr Jenny Smerdon

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychology

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Trauma focused CBT

Bupa specialist

  • Video & Telephone remote therapy sessions

About me

I qualified as a clinical psychologist 15 years ago. Since then, I have worked in child and adolescent mental health services and currently work in paediatrics. I really enjoy working in paediatrics as I am able to carry out work with adults (mainly treating for anxiety, depression and/or PTSD) as well as working with the children and young people.

On meeting with clients, I will carry out an initial assessment when we work together to form a shared understanding of the problem, which will then inform the treatment protocol. I adhere to NICE guidelines and believe in placing the therapeutic relationship central to the work we do, always striving to work collaboratively with individuals. I work with children, young people, adults, couples and whole families.

I am accredited with the British Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapies as a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist; but will also draw from other therapy modalities such as mindfulness; narrative therapy; systemic work and EMDR as appropriate.

I am a supervisor with Reading University, training CAMHS professionals in doing CBT with children and young people.

Areas of interest

Anxiety (panic disorder; phobias; social anxiety; generalised anxiety disorder; separation anxiety; procedural anxiety; health anxiety); depression; PTSD; psychological distress; bereavement; parenting; children & young people. I do also work with adults treating the above.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Physical disability
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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

  • AA755

    Remote telephone therapy session - (5-50)

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