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- Applied Relaxation
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Trauma focused CBT
I have been supporting people psychologically in public services including the NHS and my private practice since 2004. My experience has been varied but in the last decade I have worked mainly with adults struggling with their emotional well-being. I draw my therapeutic skills from several models of psychological therapy including Schema Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
My private practice has developed over the last six years, initially based in Malvern, and now in South Herefordshire, in a village called Lea, near to Ross-on-Wye. I love the breadth of this aspect of my work; each therapeutic journey is so individual and rewarding in different ways.
Psychological therapy can help you: get through a challenging period in your life; learn new ways of relating to yourself; understand why you feel the way you do; heal emotional wounds from childhood; and develop more emotionally connected relationships, among many other things, which is one of the reasons why I feel so privileged to work in this profession.
Areas of interest
Simple and complex trauma; Trauma and dissociation; Self criticism and developing self compassion; Anxiety; Depression; Obsessive compulsive disorder; Perinatal mental health;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Herefordshire Recovery Service
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology University of Plymouth 2010
- BSc (Hons) Psychology University of Wales, Cardiff 2004
Affiliations / memberships
British Psychology Society
International Society of Schema Therapy
Health Care Professions Council
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.