Dr Elizabeth Banwell

Dr Elizabeth Banwell

Psychology 30037410

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Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

Elizabeth works as a Specialist Clinical Psychologist within the NHS and private sector. All Clinical Psychologists complete an undergraduate degree and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology to ensure competence in delivering therapies with a range of different people, with a variety of presenting concerns, drawing on a range of evidence based psychological therapies. Elizabeth is professionally registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, and is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society.

Elizabeth qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from King's College London in 2012 and has worked within the NHS and private sectors ever since to support people to optimise their overall wellbeing. She specialises in the field of Clinical Health Psychology, working with adults with long term physical health conditions which have caused them to experience difficulties including, but not limited to: adjusting to living with their health condition; also, feeling worried or uncertain, and/or experiencing low mood regarding the condition.

Elizabeth offers individual therapy for adults and draws on a number of evidence based therapeutic techniques, including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Narrative Therapy; Motivational Interviewing; and Compassion Focused Therapy. Elizabeth uses a thorough assessment to guide the selection for the most appropriate approach in collaboration with each individual that she works with.

Areas of interest

Anxiety - including worry, social anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and panic attacks;
Stress management;
Depression: including low mood and low self esteem;
Adjustment difficulties: such as adjusting to living with a physical health condition, loss or change of role, e.g. job, parenting stage, or relationship breakdown;
Behaviour change and increasing motivation, including reducing emotional eating, increasing physical activity and smoking cessation;
Goal setting;
Sleep difficulties

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Physical disability
  • Diabetes
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