Dr Olivia Hirst

Dr Olivia Hirst

Psychology 30048688


  • Fee assured
Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Trauma focused CBT


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

About me

I am a highly skilled Counselling Psychologist with over 13 years experience working in the NHS, voluntary sector, and privately. I offer a safe, compassionate, and warm therapeutic space to help you to explore and process your difficulties. My specialisms are working with trauma, PTSD and c-PTSD, abuse, domestic and sexual violence, bereavement, and long-term health conditions. I am trained in a number of different evidence-based therapeutic approaches including EMDR, Trauma focused CBT, ACT and Compassion Focused Therapy, which allows me to tailor my approach to be most helpful to you. I offer a safe, compassionate and warm therapeutic space to help you explore and process your difficulties. I’m registered with the HCPC and I’m a chartered member of the British Psychological Society.

Areas of interest

trauma; ptsd; c-ptsd; sexual assault; domestic violence; abuse; health conditions; anxiety; bereavement; loss; adults 18+; mindfulness

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Pain management
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

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

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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