- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- Behavioural Couples Therapy
- Mindfulness based CBT
Cognitive Behavioural psychotherapy is most effective when the therapist and client work together as a team by collaborating together to achieve goals that the client want to work towards. This means that the therapist shows a commitment to identify goals with the client, answers the client's questions, gives feedback, demonstrates enthusiasm and professionalism, treat the client with respect and dignity, and works to create a real experience of optimism, hope, and knowledge to every session in order to promote recovery.
Cognitive behavioural psychotherapy needs the client is willing to be an active participant – for example, by doing his or her best to try the homework assignments between sessions, and understands that good therapy and change are not always a comfortable experience – though usually very beneficial and rewarding.
I want my clients to find ways to create a more fulfilling life for themselves, and I want this to happen as soon as reasonably possible. I want to earn the confidence of my clients, but more importantly I want to show them how they can have confidence in themselves by changing the way that they think or behave. I want therapy to be a positive learning experience for my clients.
In my view cognitive behavioural psychotherapy is an excellent set of methods to achieve these ends. I greatly enjoy my work. Being a psychotherapist means that I experience the privilege of joining and working with people to overcome their problems even if just for a brief period of time – on their journey towards coping and then recovery.
Areas of interest
Anxiety disorders; Bereavement; General Mental Health; Eating disorders; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Depression; Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Sleep Problems; Phobias; Generalised Anxiety, Health anxiety and Relationship difficulties.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management
- PhD University of Derby 2008
- The Treatment Rooms Knowle
- 09:00 - 16:00
- 07976 895298
- The Treatment Rooms Knowle Solihull
- 09:00 - 20:00
- 07976 895298
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) session - (>50)