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Dr Lorna French

Dr Lorna French

Psychology 30049101

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Overview
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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)
  • Trauma focused CBT

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Many people come to therapy feeling low, anxious, or lost, and I offer a space to explore those feelings and identify opportunities for doing things differently. I am passionate about working with you to understand your experiences, your identity, and the most meaningful relationships in your life. Building a rich picture of who you are can help us make change in the areas that are important to you.

I draw on a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, with a particular focus on values and identity. These include: Narrative therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and systemic approaches.

I have over a decade of experience working in NHS mental health and psychological services, and currently work as a Senior Clinical Psychologist with adults and their families in Cardiac and Intensive Care services. I work with a wide range of psychological experiences, such as low mood, anxiety, OCD, trauma, and many more. I have particular expertise with working with people with long-term physical health conditions and after sudden health events (e.g. heart attack or cardiac arrest, COVID-19, stroke or brain injury). In practice, this means I often work with people to understand and live alongside feelings of sadness, grief, loss, anxiety and shame.

Areas of interest

Adult 18+; narrative therapy; social justice; depression; low mood; anxiety; panic; OCD; trauma; stress; PTSD; burnout; long term conditions; critical care; life-changing injury; heart attack; cardiac arrest; brain injury; stroke

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Oncology
  • Physical disability
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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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