- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Trauma focused CBT
I have been practicing as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist for more than 20 years and have experience in CBT training and supervision and Schema Therapy.
I use a CBT approach to treat a wide range of clinical presentations (as outlined under areas of interest).
I am professionally accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am an ISST Certified Schema Therapist.
Alongside private practice, I have been employed in a NHS Clinical Psychology and Psychological Therapies Service for 13 years. I currently hold position of CBT Professional Lead for the South Eastern HSC Trust.
Areas of interest
Depression; panic disorder; social anxiety disorder; specific phobias; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), trauma - single incident PTSD, complex trauma and acute stress disorder (ASD); eating disorders (Bulimia Nervosa & Binge Eating Disorder); grief & bereavement; low self-esteem; relationships.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
CBT Psychotherapist and currently CBT Professional Lead within the Clinical Psychology & Psychological Therapies Service, South Eastern HSC Trust, 2009 - present.
Currently Interim CBT Service Lead.
Based in Ards Community Hospital, Lagan Valley Hospital, Lisburn and Downshire Hospital, Downpatrick.
- Schema Therapy ISST 2019
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy BABCP 2008
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy BACP 2005
Details of entry to specialist register
- BABCP Accredited CBT Supervisor, 2020
- Via Zoom Video Conferencing
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 07789 688399
Post treatment communication
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