Dr Colleen Heenan


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Psychotherapy

About me

Colleen Heenan (PhD, MSc Psychotherapy, BA Hons, RMN) has offered therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy in Bradford and Leeds since the 1980s. She is an experienced, accredited therapist working with a wide range of difficulties including depression & anxiety, eating disorders & obesity, relationship problems, stress & anxiety, low self esteem, bereavement, traumatic stress disorders and chronic mental health problems.

Colleen regularly attends continuing professional development courses to update her knowledge and skills. In the past few years she has trained in EMDR therapy (eye movement desensitization & reprocessing).She has also participated in: trauma-focused CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), dialectical behaviour therapy DBT, mindfulness skills, solution focused therapy, plus treating complex trauma & dissociation. She has training in 'psychological first aid' and 'critical incident debriefing' for stressful workplace events.

Colleen works to the professional standards and code of ethics of The British Psychological Society BPS plus The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy UKCP. She is also an HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist (Health & Care Professions Council) and an EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner.

Areas of interest

Eye movement desensitisation & reprocessing (EMDR); Bereavement; Depression; Eating disorders; Individual therapy; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Anxiety disorders; Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Psychodynamic therapy; Major trauma; Counselling psychology; Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Psychosis

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Eating disorders
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  • AA034

    Psychotherapy session - (5-50)

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