Dr Sophie Gwinnett

Brightside Psychology



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Specialises in

  • 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
  • Psychotherapy
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

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
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
  • Rheumatological conditions

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  • AA809

    Psychology session - (1-5)

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