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About me

Psychological therapy using simple secure online video technology.

If you are suffering with anxiety, depression, trauma-related difficulties, relational difficulties or difficulties regulating your emotions, then I hope to be able to help you.

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).

I am an integrative therapist, which means that I am trained in and use multiple therapeutic approaches in my practice, and adapt the therapy to an individual's needs. I have a specialist training in psychodynamic therapy - Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) which works at a profoundly experiential level and transformative change can come about relatively swiftly compared to more traditional psychoanalytic approaches. I have also received specialised training in DBT.

My areas of specialism include:

  • Anxiety - including panic attacks, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias,
  • Low mood/depression - difficulties enjoying activities, tearful, lethargy, withdrawing from others
  • Emotion Regulation difficulties.
  • Low confidence and self esteem issues
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Working with those who have experienced trauma/abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Grief, loss and bereavement
  • Emotional difficulties that may lead to physical symptoms/medically unexplained symptoms
  • Difficulties making/sustaining relationships
  • Working with individuals to help them to become more assertive

I am committed to working with individuals to develop a safe, non-judgemental, and supportive therapeutic relationship between client and therapist, through which feelings and difficulties can be explored.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been working in psychological services since 2006 within public, academic and private contexts. I regularly partake in continuing professional development (CPD) to keep my knowledge and skills up to date.  

Qualifications


2018-2021- IEDTA-accredited core training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)

Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society (AFBPsS).

Chartered Psychologist Status Achieved (C.Psychol), British Psychological Society (BPS).

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy), University of Exeter.

Psychology BSc (Hons) 1st Class, University of Wales, Cardiff.

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.

HCPC

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.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Fees

£80.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • AXA PPP

Additional information

Online video therapy sessions using ‘Zoom’ are 50 minutes long costing £80.00 for self-referred individuals. Other referral sources (e.g. insurance companies/employers) will be charged more. Payment is due before the beginning of each session by bank transfer.

Please contact me by email or telephone for an initial conversation to see whether the therapy I offer might be of help to you. If you think it might be, then we can meet for an initial assessment appointment to decide whether my style of work suits your needs.

The initial assessment session costs £100.00 (1hr 15min) and would usually include an assessment summary letter written to your GP if you choose for this to happen.

If I am not the right professional for you, there is no obligation for you to see me for further appointments and I will endeavour to point you towards a source of help that meets your needs

Summary of Fees

Initial Assessment (75 minutes): £100.00
Individual Psychological Therapy session (50 minutes): £80.00

Please refer to  my website for full terms and conditions of service offered: http://www.glospsychology.co.uk/ 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Weekday daytime/evening appointments

Further information

Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, I am only offering online therapy sessions via Zoom at the current time.

Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Supervision for adult mental health

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Dr Andrew Iles. Registered Clinical Psychologist.

Dr Andrew Iles. Registered Clinical Psychologist.