Amanda Craig

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CBT & EMDR Psychotherapist, BABCP Accredited
Limited availability
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Maldon CM9 & Laindon SS15
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am an accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist and have been working with adults since 2000 in a wide variety of establishments incorporating the public and private sector. I offer CBT and EMDR and apply them to a wide range of anxiety and mood related problems. I have extensive experience working with OCD and trauma and believe that I offer a safe and friendly environment in which to explore the mechanisms that maintain common problems and then help people to break free from unhelpful ways of thinking and behaving. I am registered with all private medical insurance companies 


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Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and I am a fully qualified EMDR practitioner. My career began in 2000 when I worked at The Priory Hospital, Chelmsford. Since then I Have worked within the NHS and have been in private practice since 2002. I am accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP).

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is different to counselling. It can be described as an active approach where therapist and client work collaboratively together. The idea is to help people to manage their problems by gaining insight and learning techniques so they can cope with their problems themselves. There has been more research done on CBT than any other form of counselling and psychotherapy and it is clear that CBT is the most effective.


For further details about CBT/accreditation and what this means please refer to www.babcp.com  and the NICE guidelines www.nice.org.uk

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BABCP
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Fees

£85.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • Vitality

Additional information


I am registered with all major private medical companies (BUPA, AXA PPP, Aviva) and offer competitive rates for both CBT and EMDR
           




When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Tuesday 9am-  3pm Laindon

Wednesday 9am - 6.30pm Maldon

Thursday 9.30am - 3.30pm

Further information

The Laindon clinic has parking.

The Maldon clinic has public parking close by.

26 Whitehorse lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PE

Barn Mews Clinic, Dunton Road, Laindon, Essex, SS15 4DB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

AT LAINDON BUT NOT MALDON

Supervision

In person

I have been an accredited CBT supervisor since 2011 but have offered clinical supervision since 2006.

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Amanda Craig
Amanda Craig