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- Applied Relaxation
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video & Telephone remote therapy sessions
Lorraine was born in Dublin, studied in Trinity College Dublin and worked in both community and hospital pharmacy for a number of years in Dublin, Jersey and the UK. Lorraine studied BSc in Psychology, Post Graduate Certificate in Research Methods in Psychology, and Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health in Liverpool before going on to study, train and qualify with a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University of Chester. Lorraine also boasts full completion of study and training for E.M.D.R. (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), and is able to provide E.M.D.R. for Psychological Trauma.
Lorraine is an experienced Cognitive Behavioural Therapist working for the NHS in the UK for the last 10 years, using Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and EMDR for a range of common mental health problems. Lorraine is fully accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). In addition to her clinical work, Lorraine is able to provide supervision to therapists practicing Cognitive Behavioural interventions and therapy at both low and high intensity. Lorraine has a keen interest in research and is co-author of one publication.
Lorraine offers a professional, friendly and confidential service to individuals experiencing a range of common mental health and emotional problems.
Areas of interest
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Generalised Anxiety Disorder; Panic Disorder with or without Agoraphobia; Specific Phobias; Social Anxiety Disorder; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; Depression; Body Dysmorphic Disorder; Hypochondriasis; Low Self Esteem; Trichotillomania; Emetophobia; Hoarding Disorder; Excoriation Disorder; Impulse-Control Disorders.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management
- Rheumatological conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
I am currently employed as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust, and work various locations including Neston, Tarporley, Chester, and Ellesmere Port.
I have a keen interest in psychological research and regularly keep updated with new developments within the field.
I enjoy going to the theatre, socialising, reading and music.
Halford JCG, Boyland MJ, Hughes G, Oliveira LP, Dovey TM. Beyond-brand effect of television (TV) food advertisements/commercials on caloric intake and food choice of 5–7-year-old children. Appetite. 2007;49:263–267.
- Pg Dip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy University of Chester 2009
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing University of Birmingham 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Accreditated CBT Therapist and member of BABCP
Member of EMDR UK & Ireland Association
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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: lorraine34100