YORK & RYEDALE PSYCHOLOGY RESOURCE. DR KAY FARQUHARSON
YORK PICKERING MALTON HELMSLEY SCARBOROUGH
Chartered Psychologist are highly trained professional clinicians skilled in the effective application of psychological theory and practice to the full range of disturbances affecting patients from commonly experienced anxiety and stresses to the most severe debilitating mental disorders.
As a practicing clinician I am dedicated to offering a professional and confidential service, helping people to deal with their emotional problems and gain the insight and skills needed to manage their lives from a different perspective. Working through issues with a trained compassionate therapist helps to identify repeating patterns of thoughts and behaviours and relieve the stresses underlying life's difficulties.
I am fully trained and experienced in the use of a range of therapeutic approaches including: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing, Cognitive-Behavioural, Brief Solution-Focused and Mindfulness intervention. My preference is to use the most appropriate intervention to suit both the person and the presenting problem.
I also prefer to work holistically, examining Psychological, Physical, Social, and Environmental factors impacting on a person's overall functioning and well being.
I aim to offer an efficient, comprehensive range of psychology services to both individuals and agencies located in York, Pickering, and the North Yorkshire region.
I am a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist registered with both the Society and the NHS Health Care Professions Council. I gained a 1st Class Honours Degree in Psychology at York St John in 2002 and a Psychology Doctorate at the University of Teesside in 2006.
Having worked in both the NHS and private sector I have experience in both the assessment and treatment of individuals suffering from a range of emotional disturbance, with additional training and experience in the areas of Post-Trauma and Dissociation.
Assessments and reports are provided for Medico-Legal, Occupational Health, and Rehabilitation services.
Ryedale Psychology Resource is registered with all leading Health Insurers.
Training, qualifications & experience
Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology, (1st class Honours).
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist, (mem.no. 099175)
Health Professionals Council Registered Psychologist
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Theory and Practice.
Member of the Division of Counselling Psychology
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Eating disorders
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Specialist interest areas are PTSD, Trauma and Abuse, particularly Childhood Physical and Sexual Abuse. I have undergone additional training in Dissociation and Dissociative Identity Disorder with leading experts in the field and have supervision available from two prominent consultants.
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
Initially, the therapist will carry out an assessment of your needs and discuss details of the form, content, and likely duration of treatment. There is no standard fees for treatment sessions as consideration is given to an individual’s level of need and financial circumstances where such factors are significant. Generally fees fall between £70-£90 for individual intervention and up to £90 for couples. Twenty-four hours notice is requested for cancellations otherwise full payment will be charged. Where appointments are carried out in an individual’s home, charges will be levied for travel expenses.
Private patients are afforded 24 hour telephone contact and crisis call out. Home visits and telephone therapy are available where appropriate. Registered with all leading Health Insurance Providers and Employment Assistance Programmes.
Based at Pickering Medical Centre, Southgate, Pickering. YO18 8BL and York Clinic, 296 Tadcaster Road,York, YO24 1ET.
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