- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
I am a chartered psychologist registered with the HCPC and fully accredited with the BACP. Following training with the Anna Freud Centre, I am also a certified mentalization-based therapy practitioner. Please note that I am fully insured, ICO registered and hold an up to date DBS Certificate.
As a practitioner, I adopt a compassionate approach to therapy, while informing my work with psychological theory and evidence-based practices.
During my career as a therapist and psychologist, I have developed my identity as a practitioner according to a key set of values. I take a phenomenological approach to understanding what clients are experiencing in their day-to-day lives. Therapists and counsellors have a wide range of theories, techniques and skills but these need to be utilised according to the uniqueness of each and every client. I believe that it is of paramount importance that clients' autonomy is respected, so that therapeutic work is the product of a collaborative process. I have authored articles for The Psychologist (BPS) and Therapy Today (BACP) magazines, academic journals and chapters in textbooks and have lectured on mental health, CBT and counselling psychology university modules. I have trained in key therapeutic modalities, including person-centred counselling, second and third wave cognitive-behavioural therapies and psychodynamic counselling. I have experience working in bereavement, NHS primary care services, mental health charities, addiction services and NHS secondary care services.
Areas of interest
Adult mental health conditions; OCD - exposure response prevention, cognitive therapy, acceptance & commitment therapy; addiction - CBT and acceptance & commitment therapy; PTSD/ C-PTSD - CBT, EMDR, integrative psychotherapy; Depression - behavioural activation & integrative psychotherapy; Anxiety Disorders - CBT, acceptance & commitment therapy and integrative psychotherapy.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management