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Dr Omar A Kowlessar

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychology

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

I have over 15 years experience of working in the area of Adult Mental Health, working with males and females across the entire life span cycle (teenagers to older adults) treating a variety of mental health difficulties, ranging from common mental health problems (depression, anxiety disorders) to severe and enduring mental health difficulties (psychosis, personality disorders). I also have specialist knowledge and skills when it comes to working with people who not only have mental health difficulties but are also living with long-term physical health conditions, such as Chronic Pain.

I currently work in the National Health Service (NHS) as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. In addition to my NHS work I run a private therapy practice out of my office in Warrington (Cheshire) where I provide a range of services to the public and other health professionals. My main interests lie in the area of Adult Mental and Physical Health, Parenting Research and Mindfulness.

In terms of my training, I am proficient in several therapeutic approaches which helps me cater to the needs of clients with diverse mental and physical health needs. As a Chartered Clinical Psychologist I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and hold accreditation with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), my Chartered status is granted by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Areas of interest

Parenting; Depression; Mixed Anxiety and Depression; Anger Management; Addictions; Eating Disorders; Panic Disorder; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD);
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);
Childhood Sexual Abuse; Social Phobia;
Health Anxiety (Hypochondriasis);
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (Worry);
Psychosis/Schizophrenia;
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD);
Bi-polar Disorder;

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Eating disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
  • Rheumatological conditions

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations
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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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