Mr James McCandless

Mr James McCandless

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) 30039286

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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)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa (CBT-BN)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Trauma focused CBT


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

About me

I have worked in the mental health in both specialist and primary care mental health services within the NHS. I have developed my skills in CBT from 2008 and completed my training in 2012. I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with BABCP since 2013 and have a real passion for helping people improve their emotional wellbeing and address difficulties that prevent them from achieving their life goals.

Areas of interest

Anxiety; Depression; Panic Disorder; OCD; PTSD; Eating Disorders; Low Self Esteem; Social Phobia; Generalised Anxiety Disorder; Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia, Eating Disorders; Binge-Eating; Substance misuse; Sleep Difficulties; Health Anxiety; CBT; CBT-E; CBT-BN; MANTRA; Trauma focussed CBT; Imagery; Chairwork; Schema Therapy; Mindfulness; Mindfulness Based CBT; Cognitive Restructuring; Image Rescripting; Graded Exposure Therapy; ERP; Relaxation; Formulations; Coachinig; Personal Development; Behavioural Activation; Emotion Regulation; Attention Training; Behavioural experiments; ACT; Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; Compassion Focussed Therapy; CFT; BA; SMART Goal setting; Motivational Interviewing (MI); DBT.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Eating disorders
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Procedures completed

  • AA387

    Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) session - (>50)

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