Mr Colin Matthews


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Psychotherapy

About me

During the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Colin is offering online and telephone therapy sessions.

Colin is a highly experienced psychologist. After qualifying as a psychologist in 2003, he spent over four years working in the NHS in adult mental health services (Christchurch & Southbourne CMHTs) and in children and family mental health services (Purbeck CAMHS). He has also lived and worked as a psychologist in Sydney returning to the UK five years ago.

He has extensive experience in working with people with a range of complex psychological presentations and culturally diverse backgrounds. His therapy is tailored to the individual. He works with adults (18+) and young people (13-17). He is happy to consult and receive enquiries by phone, email or letter.

Areas of interest

Helping people to manage mood, stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Anxiety disorders; Depression; Employment Issues; Existential Issues; Rehabilitation; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR); Bereavement; Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Trauma; Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Psychosis; Adult Asperger's Syndrome.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Psychophysiological disorders
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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