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- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Trauma focused CBT
I am a very experienced psychologist/psychotherapist who worked in the NHS for over 25 years and currently in private practice for 10 years
Areas of interest
Major trauma; Anxiety disorders; Eating disorders; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD);sleep disorders; Psychosis; Bereavement; Depression; Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Bipolar disorder; Asperger's syndrome; Body dysmorphic disorder; Work stress; Personality disorders
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Gynaecological disorders
- Pain management
- Physical disability
CBT for anxiety and depression
CBT for psychosis
Drury V and Day V. (2006) Recovery groups for people with psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 86, suppl, 59.
Drury, V., Birchwood, M. and Cochrane, R. (2000). Cognitive Therapy and recovery from acute psychosis: a controlled trial. III Five year follow-up. British Journal of Psychiatry, 177, 8-14
Drury V., Robinson, E. and Birchwood, M. (1998) ‘Theory of Mind’ skills during an acute episode of psychosis and following recovery. Psychological Medicine, 28, 1101-1112.
Drury, V., Birchwood, M., Cochrane, R. and Macmillan, F (1996a). Cognitive Therapy and recovery from acute psychosis: a controlled trial. I impact on psychotic symptoms. British Journal of Psychiatry, 169, 593-601.
Drury V., Birchwood, M., Cochrane, R. and Macmillan, F. (1996b). Cognitive Therapy and recovery from acute psychosis: a controlled trial. II impact on recovery time. British Journal of Psychiatry, 169, 602-607.
Birchwood, M., Smith, J. and Drury, V. et al (1994) a self report insight scale for psychosis: reliability, validity and sensitivity to change. Acta Psychchiatrica Scandinavica, 89, 62-67.
Drury, V. (1992) Exploding the myths about schizophrenia. Newsletter of the Open University Psychological Society, 67, 28-33.
Chapters in Books:
Drury, V. (2000) Cognitive-behavioural Therapy and Early Psychosis. In Early Intervention in Psychosis (eds M. Birchwood, D. Fowler and C. Jackson) Chichester: Wiley.
Birchwood, M. and Drury, V. (1995) Using the crisis. In Emergency Mental Health Services in the Community (eds M. Phelan, G. Strathdee and G. Thornicroft) pp 116-148. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Drury, V. (1994) Recovery from Acute Psychosis. In Birchwood, M. and Tarrier, N. (eds) The Psychological Management of Schizophrenia. Chichester: Wiley
Drury, V. (1992) Monitoring Recovery from Psychosis. In Birchwood, M. and Tarrier, N. (eds) Innovations in the Psychological Management of Schizophrenia. Chichester: Wiley
- PhD University of Birmingham 2000
- Clin Psy D University Of Birmingham 1997
- EMDR parts 1,2, 3 EMDR workshops Ltd 2009
Details of entry to specialist register
- Chartered Psychologist, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Accredited CBT therapist and supervisor BABCP
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.