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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
My theoretical approach is psychodynamic, which means the past can be unconsciously influencing the present, and can cause difficulties in relationships and dramatically affect outlook and mood.Through careful exploration it is possible to understand what is underlying the difficulties and to adopt some strategies to help avoid further episodes from returning.
A few examples of psychological issues which are proven to benefit from counselling include (but are not limited to) when you are feeling worried, depressed, acting out of character, unable to focus on home or work or repeating patterns of unhelpful behaviour. In addition to the above, there are countless examples why counselling can really help.
I am an experienced trauma therapist using the protocol EMDR for disorders such as PTSD, this is an evidenced based NICE guidelines therapy ideally suited to patients who are disturbed and traumatised by a single or multiple event or experiences from the past and which are impacting on daily life.
I work with couples to facilitate change and to understand when a breakdowns in communication happens, to explore a rupture within the relationship and to support the therapeutic goals.
Working collaboratively in a confidential and professional environment, my practice provides a safe and therapeutic platform for change.
Areas of interest
Depression; anxiety; trauma; PTSD; low mood; loss of self confidence; workplace stress; lack of drive and motivation; midlife crisis; relationship issues; EMDR.
Current NHS consultant posts held
I work as a Senior Counsellor/supervisor and trauma therapist 3 days a week in the NHS.
- BACP accredited Diploma in Psychodynamic Integrative counselling Crawley College 2004
- Advanced Diploma in Counselling supervsion Dr Kathy Raffles Counselling servicesTaunton 2014
- EMDR training Aexander Richman London 2014
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy Anna Freud institute 2016
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Senior accredited BACP 2016
Affiliations / memberships
BACP senior accredited
- BN counselling96 High StreetWallingfordOX10 0BW
- 08:00 - 19:00
- 07713 637220
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
0771 363 7220
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: bncounselling8