Ms Shima Bhunjun: Psychology
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Ms Shima Bhunjun

Psychology

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • Behavioural Couples Therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

Bupa specialist

  • Video & Telephone remote therapy sessions

About me

I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with extensive experience of using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with a wide range of presenting problems. I have been Accredited with the British Association for Cognitive & Behavioural Psychotherapies (BABCP) since 2013 and have 9 years post qualification experience, with much of my clinical work taking place within an NHS setting.

I am also trained in using Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). This approach incorporates CBT techniques, Mindfulness based interventions and concepts from various schools of psychology such as evolutionary, developmental, social, and Buddhist psychology. The approach also has a strong focus on neuroscientfic concepts relevant to helping us understand how to regulate our emotions and facilitate the development of a more compassionate way of interacting with ourselves and others.

As well as the above I will also draw on approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Person-centered psychotherapy. I am integrative in my approach and will tailor therapy to meet the individual needs of the client.

I aim to provide a safe and confidential space for individuals to explore and reflect upon thoughts and feelings, and to facilitate the change process in a way that feels collaborative, respectful and in line with the goals of the individuals that I work with.

I work with the following presenting problems:

Mixed anxiety and depression
Generalized Anxiety
Social Phobia
Health Anxiety
Depression
Insomnia
Low Self-Esteem
Improving Self-Confidence
Perfectionism
Stress Management
Panic Disorder
Trauma
Long Term Health Conditions
Alcoholism
Relationship Issues

Areas of interest

Insomnia
Low-self esteem
Stress
Perfectionism
Self-Criticism
Anxiety / depression
Alcohol abuse
Hoarding
Health Conditions
Trauma

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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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