Dr Oliver Sefton

Dr Oliver Sefton

Sefton Psychology Services

Psychology 30037656


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Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

Sefton Psychology Services was formed by Dr Oliver Sefton to provide specialist private psychological services to individuals and organisations across Cheshire and Staffordshire. Dr Sefton is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). Dr Sefton has experience of working across a wide range of services including adult mental health services and neuro-rehabilitation settings in the NHS and private sector. He also worked in the NHS as a Senior Clinical Psychologist in neuro-rehabilitation up until recently. He holds an honours degree in Psychology, a Post Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Care Practice and a Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He has achieved Chartered status and Associate Fellow status with the BPS. Both of which are legally recognised, and reflects only the highest standard of psychological knowledge and expertise, and which mark recognition of several years' experience and contribution to the field of psychology.

Dr Sefton is experienced in providing evidence based psychological therapies, integrated where necessary, to help individuals overcome their difficulties. He has specific expertise and experience with successfully helping individuals with difficulties including but not limited to low mood, anxiety, stress, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, confidence issues, adjustment after acquired brain injury and neuro-rehabilitation. The therapeutic models he uses include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Brief Solution Focussed Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic Therapy and Mindfulness Based approaches.

Dr Sefton can offer appointments at the Staffordshire clinic during both the day time or early evenings if preferred. Please note this service is for adult clients age 18 + only. WORKING DAYS: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Areas of interest

Depression / Low mood;
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder;
Complex trauma (including childhood trauma);
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder;
Low Self Confidence;
Low Self Esteem;
Psychological difficulties following personal injury / trauma;
Adjustment difficulties;
Complicated / traumatic grief;
Neuropsychological difficulties as a result of Acquired Brain Injury;
Other complex psychological problems

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
  • Spinal Injury
  • Injury following physical trauma
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Chronic Fatigue

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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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