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Last updated: 24 Jun 2020
- Applied Relaxation
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- 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 Clinical Psychologist and CBT therapist of over 40 years experience, most of which was in the NHS.
Up to 2013 I was the Clinical Lead for a Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service before moving into full time private practice.
Whilst CBT is my main therapeutic model, accredited with the BABCP, I am also an EMDR practitioner, I use Mindfulness Meditation therapeutically and also use ACT (Acceptance and Committment Therapy) and Schema Therapy.
My special interest is in helping people who have suffered from traumatic incidents resulting in difficulties such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
I am also experienced at working with chronic pain.
I have regularly supervised other therapists for many years in particular during the period as Clinical Lead supervising up to 8 other professionals in the delivery of Psychological Therapies.
Areas of interest
Chronic pain; Chronic fatigue syndrome (previously ME); Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Major trauma; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Depression; Anxiety disorders; Panic attacks; Phobias; Long term conditions; Individual therapy; Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR); Mindfulness
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Neurological disorders
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Physical disability
Jones, S., Burrell-Hodgson, G., Tate, G., and Fowler, B. (2006). ‘Personality disorders in primary care: Factors associated with therapist views of process and outcome’. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, volume 34, pages 453-466.
Jones, S., Tate, G. and Fowler, B. (2002). ‘Personality Disorders in Primary Care: Frequency of Personality Disorder in Routine Primary Care Referrals’. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, Vol 10 page 112
Jones, S., Burrell-Hodgson, G., Tate, G. and Fowler, B. (2004). ‘The Relationship between Personality Disorder, Personal Beliefs and Therapy Outcomes’. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society. Vole 12, pages 192-195
- Clinical Psychology (M.Phil) Glasgow 1977
Details of entry to specialist register
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), 2016
Affiliations / memberships
British Psychological Society (BPS)and its Division of Clinical Psychology.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
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