- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Applied Relaxation
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa (CBT-BN)
- Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Enhancement Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
- Schema focused therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health services
- Video and telephone consultations
Hello, I'm Dr Debra Hall. I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and an EMDR psychotherapist.
I offer evidence-based psychological therapies for a range of issues including depression and low mood, low self-worth, self-criticism, anxiety, panic disorder, social anxiety, overthinking (worry and rumination), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), childhood and adult trauma and loss, substance misuse difficulties and work-related difficulties.
In addition to working as an independent practitioner, I have 25 years of experience working within NHS mental health services including primary care, community and inpatient service settings. I am committed to providing effective, high quality and compassionate care to all my clients.
â€¢ Trauma-Focused ACT, Online Course
â€¢ Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Online Course
â€¢ BPS Approved Certificate in Trauma Treatments, London
â€¢ BPS Approved Certificate in Third Wave CBT, London
â€¢ Foundation Course in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice, Northumberland
â€¢ Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Manchester
â€¢ Clinical Supervision Postgraduate Certificate, Derby University
â€¢ Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Therapy (CBT), Durham University
â€¢ Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Newcastle University
â€¢ MSc in Occupational Psychology, Nottingham University
â€¢ BSc (Hons) in Psychology, University of Central Lancashire
Memberships and Registrations
â€¢ Registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) as a Practitioner Psychologist.
â€¢ Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
â€¢ Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Trainer with the British Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapies (BABCP)
â€¢ Full member of the BPS including the Division of Clinical Psychology; Special Group for Independent Practitioners; Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Psychology Section; Faculty of Psychosis and Complex Mental Health
â€¢ Registered on the Register of Qualifications in Test Use, BPS
â€¢ Member of EMDR Association UK
â€¢ Trained in Safeguarding Level 3 (2023)
Areas of interest
I have a specialist interest in working with a wide range of mental health difficulties including depression and anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, generalised anxiety disorder (worry), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic disorder (PTSD), social anxiety, phobias, emotional distress, and substance misuse difficulties.
I work with both young people and adults.
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Psychology session - remote - (>50)
Psychology session - (5-50)