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Dr Michelle O'Keeffe

Dr Michelle O'Keeffe

Psychology 30040143

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Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Background
Dr Michelle O’Keeffe, Clinical Psychologist, graduated from the University of Western Australia Clinical Psychology Doctoral training programme in 2014 and since this time has been offering psychological support to adults experiencing a range of emotional, behavioural and psychological difficulties. Michelle is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Areas of Specialist Experience
Michelle has experience providing assessments and therapy for adults experiencing a range of emotional difficulties including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, self-esteem issues, work and university related stress, health anxiety, grief and loss, eating disorders, fertility difficulties, and sleep disorders.

In addition, Michelle is experienced in working with adults with long-term physical health difficulties, including but not limited to diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, and cardiac conditions. She is committed to supporting clients with long-term health conditions to develop ways to manage the psychological impact of their health difficulties so they can live full and meaningful lives. She is also passionate about working with clients who have complicated relationships with food and eating and weight management difficulties.

Therapeutic Approach
Michelle is trained to deliver evidence-based psychological therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based approaches, Solution Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Michelle focuses on building strong, honest and trusting relationships with her clients. She is skilled in tailoring psychological therapy to each individual client’s unique needs, presentations, abilities, and in doing so is able to offer bespoke and effective treatment.

Areas of interest

Psychological therapy for adults, providing assessments and therapy for anxiety; depression; panic disorder; social anxiety; eating difficulties; low self esteem/self worth; grief and loss.

In addition, Michelle is experienced in working with adults with long-term physical health difficulties such as kidney disease; diabetes; and cardiac conditions.

Therapeutic Approach
Michelle draws on a number of evidence based therapeutic approaches which she uses in her work with individuals including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Compassion Focused Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Mindfulness-based approaches; Solution Focused Therapy.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Eating disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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