Dr Rachel Edwards BSc(Hons), MSc, DClinPsy.

Dr Rachel Edwards BSc(Hons), MSc, DClinPsy.

Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40

0794 1234383

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Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40

0794 1234383

About me

I have worked as a Clinical Psychologist for over eleven years (in NHS and independent practice) helping individuals to better understand their difficulties, find ways to lessen those difficulties, and improve overall psychological wellbeing.

I am experienced in working with a variety of difficulties, including:

  • Anxiety problems
  • Depression and low mood
  • Trauma-related difficulties (including PTSD)
  • Personality disorders
  • Anger & emotional regulation
  • Sleep problems
  • Complex or severe mental health difficulties

Additionally, I have considerable experience in working within forensic settings, and have expertise in the assessment of risk and mental health amongst offenders.

Based in Bedfordshire, I can provide detailed individualised assessments and evidence-based interventions for a range of mental health issues.The models I work with (such as CBT, EMDR, CFT) are collaborative, focussed, and time-limited.

I can also provide consultancy to other professionals, and clinical supervision.

Please see my website www.edwardspsychology.com for more information.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) awarded in 2005 by University College London. I also hold a BSc Psychology, and MSC Health Psychology.

The models I tend to draw upon in my work are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Behavioural therapy, Compassion-focussed Therapy. I am also in the process of training in EMDR (eye movement desensitization & reprocessing) and can offer this therapy to clients.

I have worked in a variety of settings including secure units, community teams, and prison.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

HCPC

Fees

Assessment

Initial assessment session - 90 min - £130
Specialised assessments - variable time required - £90 per hour

Therapy

Per session - 55 min - £90
Team / organisational consultation - £90 per hour or daily rate (price on application)
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Cancellations

Please provide a minimum of 24 hours notice for cancellations. Cancellations after this time will be charged at the full rate.

Further information

Insurance:

I am a registered provider of psychological therapy with the following companies:
Bupa, Aviva, AXA PPP

Maps & Directions

Bedford, MK40

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

I am available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays between 09:30 and 14:45. I also run one evening clinic per week (usually Tuesday) from 19:30 to 21:30

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations

Supervision & training

I have over 11 years experience of working with adults in both NHS and private sector.

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