Dr Ann Fausset
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My name is Ann Fausset, I am a Principal Clinical Psychologist. I am registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC), I am a qualified and accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with the British Association of Behavioural Psychotherapies, and a qualified and accredited Eye Movement and Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist.
In life, we can all sometimes experience difficulties that affect how we feel. These difficulties can sometimes lead to feeling overwhelmed with emotional distress and not knowing how to move forward. Talking therapies can be helpful at these times to understand the reasons that have led to how you are feeling and also to find ways of overcoming or managing the distress you experience.
Reading this page shows that you have taken a brave step to recognise that you need some support. I recognise the courage it takes to seek help and get the right support. Therefore, it is important in therapy that you feel that you have a safe place where you can talk about your difficulties. I aim to provide a therapeutic space in which you can openly talk about your difficulties and experiences. I also want to help you overcome your difficulties as soon as possible so that you can re-engage in the things in life that are meaningful for you.
How I would work with you
I will work with you to develop a treatment plan that takes into account the evidence of therapies that are most effective for the difficulties that you are currently struggling with. This evidence is based on research which the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) have used to develop guidelines for a range of mental health difficulties.
Knowledge and Experience
I have twelve years experience of working in mental health. I specialise in adult mental health. Alongside private practice, I work in the NHS as a Principal Clinical Psychologist in an adult mental health service.
Areas of expertise
I have extensive experience of working with people with a range of mental health difficulties, including:
- obsessive compulsive disorder
- relationship difficulties
- low self esteem
I have a particular interest working with clients with relationship difficulties, self-esteem difficulties and traumatic life experiences.
If you would like to contact me then please either send me an email or alternatively give me call. We can have brief discussion about your current difficulties and what you might like to gain from psychological therapy.
Our initial discussion will also help you decide if I am the right therapist for you. Following our telephone conversation, I can then meet with you for an initial hour session to complete an assessment and to establish a therapy treatment plan.
The therapeutic approaches may include:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
CBT allows you to understand how your thoughts, feelings and behaviours are interrelated and how you can get caught in vicious cycles. This approach allows you to develop ways of changing the way you think or behaviour to allow you to break these cycles.
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR allows you to overcome any emotional distress you may experience relating to previous distressing life experiences. The approach uses eye movements to help process the memory associated with the distressing life event.
Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
CFT allows you to develop a more compassionate view towards yourself. This approach is often helpful for people who experience self criticism and feelings of guilt and shame.
Psychodynamic therapies would allow you to understand the link between your past experiences and current difficulties. The approach allows to you have a better understanding of unconscious behaviours which may be having a challenging effect on your life. This approach can be particularly helpful if you experience relationship difficulties.
We will discuss the treatment plan together so that you are happy with any decisions that are made. We will also have regular reviews to ensure that you are making progress towards the aims that you would like to achieve in therapy.
Thank you for taking the time to read about me. I hope to hear from you so that we can begin to make positive changes within your life.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Doctor of Clinical Psychology, Staffordshire and Keele Universities (D.Clin.Psy)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Derby University
- Part 1-3 of EMDR Europe Accredited Training
- Postgraduate Certificate in low-intensity psychological therapies, University of East Anglia
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Leicester (Bsc Hons)
- Twelve years experience in Adult mental health
- Four years experience of online psychological therapy
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.
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.
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.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
Brief initial telephone consultation
Free - 20 minutes telephone consultation
£100 per hour
Cancellation fee: (if less than 24 hours’ notice) 100%
Letter and report writing (if required)
Individual quotations provided
Payment is required at each session
When I work
I have availability for sessions on Friday and Saturday mornings.
I have a pleasant and comfortable clinic room based in Brampton with parking available. I am able to offer sessions on a Friday and Saturday morning.
Please get in touch with me if you think I could be the right therapist for you.