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Last updated: 18 Apr 2020
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa (CBT-BN)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Interviewing
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
I am always happpy to be contacted by phone or email to discuss your needs prior to meeting for an initial consultation. At the end of the consultation a clear pathway will be collaboratively agreed including the type of therapy and the number of sessions with a clear rationale.
I am Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society
I have over 30 years experience in adult mental health. I am employed as a Consultant Psychologist in my NHS work.
Additionally I also have Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Practitioner accreditation and I am very experienced in CBT (with M.Sc level training).
I am trained in Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) and Mentalisation based therapy (MBT).
I am an accredited tutor with the Association of Psychological Therapies (APT).
Areas of interest
Depression, low self esteem, anxiety disorders including phobia's, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic, and generalised anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); occupational stress, relationship difficulties, adult survivors of childhood trauma, eating disorders, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills, adult mental health/wellbeing, individual psychological therapy.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
I am a Consultant Counselling Psychologist who works within secondary care services (complex psychological difficulties) in the NHS.
I have been a lead member of the team I work within which has been instrumental in winning a national award for it's clinical innovation - Best Practice in Mental Health Awards 2013.
In 2017 I was a key part in a team that won the annual 'Star Team Award' for our Trust.
In 2019 I was the sole winner of the NHS Trust I work for annual Star Awards in the category of 'Frank Hanily Quality Services Star '. I am particularly proud to win this.
Affiliations / memberships
Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society
Accredited member of the Associate of Cognitive Analytic Therapy
I am affiliated by being a trainer for the Association Psychological Therapies