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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Family Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
Catherine is a compassionate and highly skilled clinical psychologist with over 17 years clinical experience. She has worked within the NHS since 2003, providing psychological assessment, formulation and therapy for individuals, families and carers. Catherine has experience across a variety of specialisms including Adult Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Physical Health services. She has also worked systemically, providing psychological input at a Health Board, National and Government level.
Catherine is warm, open and straight forward as a person and as a therapist. She creates a safe space where she and clients can work together to understand and tackle difficulties and distress. She works with individuals who are experiencing a range of psychological difficulties, such as: depression/ low mood, anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic, health anxiety, performance/social anxiety, OCD), trauma related difficulties (including PTSD), interpersonal difficulties, adjustment to health issues/life events, bereavement/loss and disordered eating.
Catherine draws from a wide-range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches to create specific interventions tailored to individual need. These approaches include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT), Behaviour Family Therapy (BFT), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Catherine is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a registered Psychologist Practitioner with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC membership number: PYL24224) In addition to her private practice, Catherine continues to work within the NHS.
Areas of interest
Adults (18+); depression/ low mood; anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic, health anxiety, performance/social anxiety, OCD); trauma related difficulties (including PTSD); interpersonal difficulties; adjustment to health issues/life events; bereavement/loss; disordered eating.
- Catherine Jenkins
- Connect Clinical Psychology c/o The Wellbeing Rooms 5A Kirk Road Bearsden Glasgow G61 3RG
Current NHS consultant posts held
Primary Care Mental Health Team
- BA(joint hons) English & Psychology University of Strathclyde 2002
- MLitt Renaissance Studies University of Strathclyde 2003
- DClinPsy University of Edinburgh 2009
- EMDR Part 1,2 & 3 Richman EMDR Training 2020
- BFT The Meridan Family Programme 2010
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- CPsychol British Psychological Society 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Catherine is a member of the British Psychological Society and a registered Psychologist Practitioner with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC membership number: PYL24224)