Amir Oren M.A, HCPC, BPS, CPsychol Bridges Therapy Centre
I am a Chartered Health Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
I have extensive experience working with both children and adults coping with different psychological symptoms and medical conditions.
Over the years I have worked extensively with people with problems such as depression and anxiety (e.g. stress, OCD, specific phobias, health worries, sleep problems, skin picking and trichotillomania).
I also have experience in working with children with ADHD and providing consultations to parents on different parenting issues (e.g. behavioural problems in school or at home).
I have a special interest and knowledge in applying Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and integrating Mindfulness-based CBT/Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Biofeedback training and Hypnosis into the therapeutic process.
I provide goal driven, brief and longer term therapies.
I am a recognised provider with all insurance companies.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a Chartered Health Psychologist (M.A.) with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
My qualifications include:
- M.A in Health (Medical) Psychology.
- Certificate in Hypnotherapy.
- Mindfulness training.
- Biofeedback training
I offer integrative therapy, combining different approaches tailored to the client's needs and preferences, including:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness training.
- Biofeedback training.
I am fluent in English and Hebrew.
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.
Health and Care Professions Council
The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.
They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have a special interest, knowledge and experience in the following areas:
- General anxiety, Stress related symptoms
- Psychosomatic / Medically unexplained symptoms. trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) and
- Trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) and Dermotilomania (compulsive skin picking)
- Health anxiety.
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
- Specific phobias.
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