Dr Chris James

Dr Chris James

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychology 30038624


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Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Chris is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years NHS clinical experience. He works in a flexible, integrative way, drawing from a number of psychological models to create a personalised therapy experience.

Chris is qualified to assess and diagnose adult ADHD and offers screening and full ADHD assessments to individuals aged 18+.

His therapeutic specialisms include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).

Chris also has a specialism in sleep psychology and trained in sleep medicine under one of the UK�s leading expert somnologists. He provides treatment for insomnia (CBTi) and support for other sleep disorders. He is also the founder of Sleep Athletic which provides specialist sleep support to professional athletes and sports teams.

He is an honorary lecturer at Cardiff University, teaching on the Clinical Psychology doctorate programme. He is also a BABCP accredited CBT Supervisor and provides professional and clinical supervision, consultation and training.

Areas of interest

Sleep problems
Adult ADHD
Work-related stress
Travel-related anxiety
Elite sport - sleep & mental health input

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Psychophysiological disorders

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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

  • AB330

    ASD or ADHD assessment - (1-5)

  • AB440

    Neurodiversity Assessment - (1-5)

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