Ms Catherine Smith: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
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Ms Catherine Smith

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Psychotherapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

I have over 20 years experience working in mental health in both primary and secondary care services within various NHS settings.
In addition to private practise, I also work in a local Improving Access to Psychological Therapy service within the NHS (IAPT).

I am a fully accredited CBT therapist with the BABCP, the lead organisation for CBT in the UK and have many years of experience in this field.
I also strive to maintain and keep up to date with required professional standards and knowledge and feel particularly skillful in developing trusting, therapeutic relationships with clients.
I am also a qualified EMDR Practitioner and use this particular form of therapy, as specified in the NICE guidelines, to treat trauma related difficulties.

I am based in Bramley, Rotherham which is conveniently only 5 minutes from the M18 and M1 and is ideally placed to see clients from anywhere in Yorkshire.

Areas of interest

I have experience of working with a wide variety of mental health issues with clients aged 16 and upwards, with a particular focus on depression and the following anxiety disorders;
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - excessive worrying
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Social Anxiety Disorder
Health Anxiety Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Phobia's
Anger management
Low self esteem
Perfectionism
Stress and work related issues
Birth traumas

In addition to providing CBT therapy, I also provide mindfulness and compassionate mind focused therapy and have a special interest in treating trauma issues related to road traffic accidents, industrial or work accidents, combat trauma or abuse issues from childhood.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
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