Dr Amy Symonds

Dr Amy Symonds

Psychology 30028785

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Specialises in

  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT


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

About me

I am presently employed as a Principal Clinical Psychologist in the NHS, and am offering two days a week to see private clients.

I am a warm, non-judgmental and compassionate individual with experience of working with clients and their emotional difficulties for over 10 years in a range of settings. I strive to help clients understand the difficulties they are experiencing, offering bespoke therapy to best meet their needs and help clients work towards their goals.

I have completed 7 years of full-time Psychology training, including BSc and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. I am a registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Areas of interest

I utilise an integrative approach informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-focussed Therapy models. I am also trained in EMDR.

In private practice I specialise in working with individuals aged 16+.

I enjoy working with a range of mental health difficulties and common struggles, including anxiety, panic, phobias, low mood, adjustment, stress, burnout, low self-confidence, sleep problems, loss and grief, eating disorders, trauma. I also support individuals with relationship difficulties.

I have particular expertise in supporting clients with physical health difficulties, including persistent pain, chronic fatigue, heart conditions, gastrointestinal conditions such as IBS, diabetes and cystic fibrosis.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Eating disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Pain management
  • Rheumatological conditions

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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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