Dr Alexandra Dent

Dr Alexandra Dent

Psychology 30013035

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Specialises in

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Psychotherapy

Bupa specialist

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health services

About me

Dr Alexandra Dent is an experienced Registered and Chartered Clinical Psychologist working in the East Midlands (Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire) with individuals, couples and families across the age span.

She has a non-judgmental, compassionate and empathic manner which encourages the development of strong and effective therapeutic relationships, allowing individuals to explore the nature of the difficulties they are experiencing.

Alexandra believes in empowering individuals to promote change as effectively as possible. She facilitates individuals in their learning of coping and resource techniques to confront difficult issues, thereby encouraging psychological growth and minimising dependency on the therapeutic relationship.

Areas of interest

Dr Alexandra Dent has experience of working with many areas of psychological distress including depression, abuse, self harm and anxieties. She has particular interests in trauma, attachment and relationship work. She has extensive experience of working with children and adolescents as well as individuals across the age span. She is a qualified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) Child, Adolescent and Adult Consultant which is the recommended treatment for PTSD by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for adults and children. Dr Dent is trained in DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy) which is a specialist intervention for attachment difficulties.
Alexandra is current Chair of the EMDR Special Interest Group in EMDR & Spirituality, past Chair of the Child & Adolesent EMDR Committee and past member of the BPS Transpersonal Psychology Committee.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Physical disability
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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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