Mrs Joanna C Brook-Tanker: Psychology
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Mrs Joanna C Brook-Tanker

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)
  • Counselling
  • Mindfulness based CBT

About me

Psychological Assessment & Treatment.

I provide specialist psychological assessment and treatment for a wide range of common difficulties including:
Depression (lack of motivation; low self esteem; low mood; depressed thoughts);
Anxiety & Panic (feeling “stressed”; insomnia; generalized or free floating anxiety; panic attacks; social anxiety; self- consciousness; health anxiety; hypochondria); Post vTraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);
Phobias (phobias of one thing e.g. heights; spiders; etc;); social phobia (e.g. shyness, fear of blushing; agoraphobia); complex phobias;
Obsessions & Compulsions (constant checking, counting, hoarding; mental and physical rituals);
Anger & Irritability;
Stress (work / home);
Addiction (alcohol; drugs; problem gambling);
Relationship difficulties;
Abuse issues (emotional; physical; sexual);
Traumatic incidents (assault, accidents, occupational,PTSD);
Sexual Problems;
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; ME;
Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa; Bulimia; Obesity);
Psychosis (Paranoia; Schizophrenia);
Chronic Fatigue;
Bereavement Loss;
Adjustment/ Disability;
Sleep disorders
Medico-Legal Reports / Expert Witness Services
We are experienced in expert witness work in the Civil, Family and Criminal Courts. We also provide reports to the Parole Board (Indterminate Public protection prisoners) and to Mental Health Review Tribunals.


Employee Assistance
I work closely with a number of Occupational Health Departments and Welfare Departments in Dorset.


Areas of interest

Depression (lack of motivation; low self esteem; low mood; depressed thoughts);
Anxiety; Panic; (feeling “stressed”; insomnia; generalized or free floating anxiety; panic attacks; social anxiety; self- consciousness; health anxiety; hypochondria); Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);
Phobias (phobias of one thing e.g. heights; spiders; etc;) social phobia; (e.g. shyness, fear of blushing; agoraphobia;) complex phobias;
Obsessions; & Compulsions; (constant checking, counting, hoarding; mental and physical rituals);
Anger & Irritability;
Stress; (work / home);
Addiction; (alcohol; drugs; problem gambling);
Relationship difficulties;
Abuse; issues (emotional; physical; sexual)
Traumatic incidents; (assault; accidents; occupational; PTSD;)
Sexual Problems;
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; ME;
Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa; Bulimia; Obesity;)
Psychosis; (Paranoia; Schizophrenia)
Chronic Fatigue ;
Bereavement Loss;
Adjustment/ Disability;
Sleep disorders;

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Eating disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Pain management
  • Physical disability
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