Dr Bridget Hanley

Dr Bridget Hanley

Psychology 30060818


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Specialises in

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness based CBT


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

About me

I am a Clinical Psychologist chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC). I work both in the NHS and private practice, offering therapy to adults with psychological difficulties either remotely or face to face in the South Manchester/ Stockport area. Therapy sessions tend to be for 50 minutes for short to medium-term and occurring weekly.

I am experienced in providing psychological therapy to people with a wide range of psychological conditions such as stress, depression and low mood, trauma, anger, body image issues, anxiety, addiction, self criticism, low self esteem, panic attacks, difficulties sleeping/Insomnia, phobia.

I can offer an integrated approach drawing from a range psychological models and therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Compassion Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness.

I have worked in a number of physical health settings supporting people experiencing a range of conditions such as IBS, chronic fatigue and chronic pain.

In my current NHS role working in Staff support I specialise in providing psychological therapy to health professionals who are experiencing work based trauma or other psychological difficulties.

My qualifications include BSc Psychology and Speech Pathology ( 2007), PhD in Health Studies; exploring lived experiences of Motor Neurone Disease (2012) and a Clinical Doctorate in Psychology (2016) I am a qualified EMDR practitioner and I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

I am happy for you to contact me for an initial conversation to discuss your hopes for therapy and whether I may be able to help you.

Areas of interest

Trauma: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Work based trauma;
Anxiety/ Panic/Generalised Anxiety Disorder;
Depression/ low mood/Burn out;
Low self-esteem, shame, guilt;
Psychological adjustment to and management of living with long term physical health conditions;

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Pain management
  • Chronic Fatigue

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