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Dr Andy Dunn, Clinical Psychologist

York YO1 & Wetherby LS22
07715 506303 Registered / Accredited
York YO1 & Wetherby LS22

About me

Hello, and a warm welcome to you. I'm Andy, and I'm pleased that you are looking at my details in this directory. I am a highly qualified and experienced clinical psychologist with clinics in both York and Wetherby. As well as working in private practice I also work in mental health services for the NHS, and have done so for many years. I offer individual therapy to adults (across the age range) with a wide range of difficulties including:

  • Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Depression
  • Low mood
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • Grief
  • Self-esteem
  • Relationship problems.

I will offer you a safe and confidential space to talk about your difficulties. I use my knowledge, experience and training to enable us to develop an in depth understanding of the problem (known as a formulation), which is based on your unique personal circumstances and experience. This understanding helps us to develop a psychological therapy that is tailor made to you as an individual. This is always done in collaboration with you, with respect and compassion.

I am registered as a practitioner psychologist with the HCPC professional regulatory body. I am a full member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Chartered member of the Division of Clinical Psychology.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Bsc (Hons) Psychology Degree - The Open University
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering Degree - University of Sheffield
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - University of Birmingham

Further continued professional development and training includes:

  • Compassion Focused Therapy, with Chris Irons
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy teacher training, Level 1 with Alistair Smith
  • Practitioner Training (Diploma) in Cognitive Analytic Therapy, with Catalyse
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy training, with Russ Harris
  • EMDR training Oct 2019-April 2020.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness

Fees

Standard fees are £95 for a 50 minute appointment. I am registered with the main health insurance companies including AXA, BUPA, Aviva, Cigna and Vitality Health.

Further information

It can feel daunting to take the first step in finding a therapist that fits with what you need. I offer a free telephone consultation to gather some initial information about the difficulties you are experiencing, discuss what you need, and arrange an initial appointment. You can contact me via my mobile, email address or website.

My private practice is based at Blake House at St Martin's Lane in York city centre. It is easily accessible via bus, rail or cycle. There is car parking nearby.

I also have a clinic in Wetherby. This is based at Wetherby Therapy Rooms, 23A The High Street. There is free parking nearby.

Blake House At St Martin's Lane
2A St. Martins Lane
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 6LN

Wetherby Therapy Rooms
23A High Street
Wetherby
West Yorkshire
LS22 6LR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Appointments are upstairs (and there is no lift in the building). I am usually able to arrange more accessible space for appointments when needed. Please ask about this on enquiry.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Dr Andy Dunn, Clinical Psychologist

Dr Andy Dunn, Clinical Psychologist

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