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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Trauma focused CBT
Gemma is a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and trained EMDR therapist. She is fully accredited with the BABCP and has over 15 years’ experience working within Primary Care Mental Health Services, delivering high quality and evidence-based psychological therapies to people suffering psychological distress, including: depression, anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, trauma, PTSD, health anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, OCD, low self-worth, interpersonal difficulties.
Among other qualifications, she has a BSc Hons degree in Psychology with Counselling Skills, a Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Mental Health Care, a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and has completed training in EMDR; Parts 1, 2 & 3.
Gemma works collaboratively with people to identify and work towards their goals using effective approaches to best meet their needs and achieve the most out of therapy. A focus often includes helping towards preventing similar difficulties in the future by people being able to develop greater insights into things that maintain problems and importantly, developing various strategies to change these.
Areas of interest
Generalised Anxiety; Depression; Social Anxiety; Health Anxiety; Panic Disorder; OCD; Phobias; Low Self worth/esteem; Interpersonal Problems.