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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Video and telephone consultations
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). I have six years of experience working in the NHS in both primary and secondary care.
I offer face-to-face therapy to adults and adolescents with mental health difficulties, and couples experiencing relationship difficulties or marital discord.
I mainly work from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) perspective but am greatly influenced by Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT).
Before working as a Counselling Psychologist I trained and worked as an Occupational Psychologist concentrating mainly on stress reduction, creating an optimal work-life balance and psychometric testing in several organizations. In addition, I was a part-time lecturer in Organisational Psychology at the Greenwich School of Management for several years on their Bachelor of Business Administration course. I delivered teaching on stress management, communication skills, leadership, organisational culture and motivation. I have a special interest in workplace bullying and its effects on both organisations and individuals. I also run groups in the private sector for stepparents and have a special interest in this field.
I am currently publishing an online course How to be more Assertive.
Areas of interest
Proficient in several therapeutic models, including cognitive and behavioural interventions (CBT); client-centred therapy; cognitive behavioural therapy for couples; draws on additional skills such as the use of mindfulness and compassion focused therapy.
Areas of specialist interest include the spectrum of anxiety disorders (OCD; social anxiety; generalized anxiety; health anxiety; PTSD); depression; stress; work-related stress; workplace bullying; low self-esteem; lack of assertiveness; perfectionism; childhood trauma and; adults who experience interpersonal difficulties in relationships. A passion for helping others to become more assertive in both their work & home lives.
An experienced & skilled clinician, supervisor & teacher, who constantly updates therapeutic skills via additional training & supervision.
Approaches therapy from a collaborative standpoint offers a warm, trusting & non- judgmental space to allow clients to explore their difficulties.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Psychology session - (>50)