Kerry Kirwan

Kerry Kirwan


07816 874556

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07816 874556

About me

I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (BABCP). Since 2011 I have worked in NHS primary care services and universities with people struggling with depression and anxiety problems.

In my private work, I work in a relaxed setting near the city centre together with you in a warm and collaborative way using strategies that are evidence-based to promote wellbeing. This means that together we will gain insight into your problems and help you make changes using therapeutic interventions that have been found in research studies to be effective at helping people overcome their problems and distress. As well as CBT, I am also trained in solution-focused and compassion focused therapy to promote wellbeing and use these in my CBT sessions.

If you have hit a point in your life where you've found yourself overwhelmed and stressed or feeling down, depressed and hopeless or you suspect you might have an anxiety related problem such as panic, procrastination, OCD, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or just feel that you are struggling to live the life you hoped to, then please do get in touch with me for an initial free consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CBT Postgraduate Diploma (2015), Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • CBT Postgraduate Certificate (2011), The University of Reading
  • PhD. Environmental/Social Psychology (2007), De Montford University
  • Psychology BSc (2000), The University of Liverpool

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Social anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Worry
  • Health Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Procrastination
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Stress related health conditions
  • Long term health conditions


Initial telephone consultation - free. We can briefly discuss your problem and you can ask me any questions you may have.

Initial face to face consultation - £30

Therapy sessions - £40

Maps & Directions

Leicester, LE2

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


I currently have spaces on a Monday evening, Thursday morning and Saturday mornings.

Types of client

Older adults
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