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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
My work involves the psychological assessment and treatment of clients of all ages, mainly adults, presenting with a range of psychological needs, often of a complex nature.
I particularly value the inclusion of evidence-based third-wave cognitive behavioural therapies as the main therapeutic model at CPG, and enjoy working within such a highly qualified team.
Areas of interest
Helena has expertise in working with many psychological issues, including; Substance misuse; Personality disorders; Dual diagnosis; Anxiety; Depression; Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); Low self-esteem; Relationship difficulties; Pain management; Career dissatisfaction; Work-related stress.
Helena uses mindfulness-based contextual behavioural therapies in her practice.
She has advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP).
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Spanish - Native or bilingual
Helena Colodro and Joe Oliver.
The ACT Therapist Guide to Self Care. Contextual Consulting.
Helena Colodro., Godoy-Izquierdo, D. Godoy, J.F
The “Coping Self-efficacy Scale” (CSES): Psychometric properties and descriptive results in a UK population-based sample .Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2011
The “Coping with Stress Self-efficacy Scale” (CSSES): Psychometric properties and descriptive results in a UK population-based sample. Journal of Health Psychology. 2011
Helena Colodro., López-Chicheri, I.
The Barriers of the Therapist in ACT and FAP: a pilot study. Ist Spanish Congress of Contextual Science. Madrid, Spain, 2016
Acceptance of chronic pain as a predictor of negative and positive affect in people with fibromyalgia. 1st Spanish Congress of Contextual Science. Madrid, Spain 2016
- Degree in Psychology University of Granada, Spain 2004
- Master´s Degree in Contextual Science ACT Institute, Madrid 2015
- Master´s Degree in Health Psychology Granada University, Spain 2006
- Master´s Degree in Educational Psychology Jaen University, Spain 2011
Details of entry to specialist register
- HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist (PYL 35863), 2018
- BPS Chartered Psychologist (471079), 2018
Affiliations / memberships
ACBS member (Association for Contextual Behavioral Science).