Dr Phil Moss, Psych D, C Psychol, AFBPsS

Dr Phil Moss, Psych D, C Psychol, AFBPsS

1 Prospect Street

07514 224337

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1 Prospect Street

07514 224337

About me

I'm a very experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist working in the NHS and private practice. Available for consultations, assessment and psychological therapy for a wide range of psychological and emotional wellbeing issues for adults.

My aim is to help you to achieve the best possible resolution and recovery from your difficulties, via careful assessment and tailored psychological therapy.

Discuss your needs with me and I will do my best to help.

with kind regards,

Dr Phil Moss

Training, qualifications & experience

Dr Phil Moss is a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is registered with the Health and Social Care Professions Council and has been a qualified Clinical Psychologist since 1991. He is a member of the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy (BABCP).

"I've worked in the NHS for almost 30 years (since 1987) and have helped many people since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 1991. My main therapeutic approach is cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) which has been recognised as being effective by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) for a wide range of emotional and psychological problems. In addition, I use and integrate other therapeutic approaches such as dialiectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness, cognitive analytical therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, positive psychology and compassion-focused approaches, in order to tailor therapy to specific needs. I have considerable experience in the full range of mental health issues in adults, but have also worked in pain management, disability, and in forensic mental health, in many different contexts."

"In addition to my private practice, until recently I worked in the NHS with ex-armed services veterans with mental health and adjustment difficulties, and also with adults with severe and enduring mental health issues in a Berkshire NHS inpatient unit."

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Other areas of counselling I deal with

My clinical experience has been very varied and extensive, covering adult mental health but also:

- Coping with long-term health conditions and disability
- Forensic mental health / offending / expert witness and Court reports
- Ex-armed forces and veterans - emotional well-being, transition to civilian life, combat experiences.

In addition to cognitive behavioural approaches (CBT), I also use aspects of dialectical behaviour therapy, cognitive analytical therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution-focused and compassion-focused approaches. Your therapy is tailored to your needs based on what is known to work in the research evidence-base and Natonal Institute for Clinical Evidence (NICE) guidelines. If you have any questions about the kinds of therapy used, please feel free to contact me.


What should I expect?

Therapy sessions are for 50 minutes, at a cost of £95.00 if self funded.
My fees reflect my qualifications, training, clinical experience and expertise, and professional regulation.

Initially, a thorough discussion and assessment of your difficulties in a confidential setting is provided. During this consultation, you will discuss a psychological understanding of your difficulties and, if appropriate, you can plan out with Dr Moss how therapy can help and how many sessions this will require. If you want just one or two sessions to discuss understanding your situation better and receiving some initial advice, that's absolutely fine.

Any therapy is tailored to you and you will have a clear plan for how many sessions are recommended and how much this will cost. This will be reviewed with you at regular intervals.

Phone or video call (Skype) sessions are also available. Please contact me for details and fee reductions may be possible for video / Internet sessions.

Most private health insurers are accepted.
Different rates apply if you are using private health insurance due to the additional administration required. Please phone or email for details.

Sessions are typically arranged weekly or fortnightly at times to suit you.

It is normally good practice for your Clinical Psychologist to write you a brief summary of your assessment and planned therapy and copy this to your GP. If you are funding your assessment or therapy yourself, however, you have a choice about whether to receive this summary and who you would or would not like it to be sent to. Summary of assessment and update reports of this kind are included in the session costs and no additional charges apply.

If you need a psychological report for a specific purpose, such as a Court or a tribunal, this would need to be discussed and additional charges would apply.

Further information

Full details can be found on my website: http://www.thamesvalleypsychology.com

Clinic Hours

Available on most days and evenings (earliest appointment 8:00 am and latest appointment 8:00 pm).

Clinics available at my private offices in

Caversham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8JB

Maps & Directions

Reading, RG4 8JB

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: English only. Interpreters can be sought if required


Most weekdays, early morning and evening appointments available

Types of client

Older adults
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