Mike Walker: Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) & Counsellor.
5 Viewfield Place
07855259078 / 07855259078
I am a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) and EMDR Practitioner and Counselor and I currently work in a very comfortable environment at 5 Viewfield Place, Stirling.
I have more than 40 years experience of working in the mental health field and although I am very experienced in helping with anxiety and low mood conditions I have a special interest in the assessment and treatment of traumatic stress.
Coming for counselling/therapy for the first time can feel quite daunting so please feel free to phone me on 07855259078 for an informal and confidential chat.
The content of therapy sessions is confidential and in accordance with the Codes of Ethics and Practice as determined by the BABCP and the UKCP. Any information collected during your therapy will be recorded and stored in conjunction with the guidelines issued by these bodies and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
To make an enquiry or find out more about me, you can visit www.mikewalkertherapies.co.uk or phone me on 07855259078. I may be busy when you try to contact me so please leave a message and I will get back to you the same day.
Training, qualifications & experience
My name is Mike Walker and I am an Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) , Counsellor and Trauma Therapist (BABCP – membership No: 975704)), a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP – membership No: 04156690), the UK & Ireland EMDR Association, the United Kingdom Psychology Trauma Society (UKPTS) and the Vocational Rehabilitation Association (VRA).
An accredited practitioner is required to meet the high standards of supervised clinical and ethical practice expected by the governing body. In the UK, CBT is governed by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (babcp). Members of the public can check via their website (www.babcp.com) to see if the Therapist they want to work with has met their standards.
I am also a registered healthcare provider with BUPA, AXA PPP Healthcare, Cigna Healthcare, Standard Life Healthcare, Norwich Union Healthcare (AVIVA) and I take referrals from a range of private rehabilitation and psychology providers throughout the UK.
I have been working in the mental health field for more than thirty nine years having trained initially as a psychiatric nurse and then later at Dundee University as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. I was amongst the first group in the UK, in 1994, to be trained in EMDR, by it's originator, Dr Francine Shapiro and in the first group in the UK to be trained in Brainspotting by it's originator, Dr David Grand (www.brainspotting.pro) & Lisa Schwarz (www.lisaschwarz.com) in 2012. I have practiced CBT & EMDR in NHS Mental Health Teams, in Primary Care, Adult Psychology Services, Behavioural Psychotherapy and in private practice and for the Priory Hospital in Edinburgh.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
The session fee is £65.00 for a one hour session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I work Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm and Friday from 9 am to 5.00 pm