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- Applied Relaxation
- 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
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
Health Anxiety: Due to COVID-19, many people are experiencing unusually high levels of anxiety in relation to their health. If this is you, please contact me today. As a specialist in health anxiety and health-related issues, there are a number of short-term psychological interventions that can improve your psychological response to the pandemic.
I am a Clinical Psychologist with 18 years experience working in the NHS and private sector, specialising in health anxiety and health-related issues.
I offer timely, evidence-based psychological intervention that is individually tailored to your needs. I specialise in short-term therapies which include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and Mindfulness Based Therapies. Together we will explore the underlying triggers for your difficulties and will set achievable goals that will lead to lasting, meaningful change.
My comfortable therapy suite offers a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space to discuss the difficulties that you are experiencing.
Areas of interest
anxiety, depression, health anxiety, adjustment to illness; pain management; surgery assessments; weight management; obsessive-compulsive disorder; post-traumatic stress disorder; trauma; relationship difficulties; post-natal depression
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Physical disability
- Rheumatological conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Pain Management, Connect Health, Nuffield Hospital, Wolverhampton.
Connect Health Employee of the Year 2019
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Staffordshire University 2009
- BSc (Hons) in Human Psychology Aston University 2002
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Practitioner Psychologist HCPC 2012
- Chartered Clinical Psychologist British Psychological Society 2018
Affiliations / memberships
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr Sophie Gwinnett 07541 517168