Anouska Longley, Chartered Counselling Psychologist, BSc (Hons) MSc AppDip HBCE
I'm a Counselling Psychologist with over 14 years experience of providing therapeutic care to individuals with a range of psychological & emotional difficulties which create distress & discomfort. The pressures & demands of daily life can cause stress, worry, anxiety & depression, I'll aim to help you to understand and alleviate your suffering, to improve your health & wellbeing.
Registered & accredited with British Psychological Society (BPS); Health Professions Council (HPC), UK; British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
Training, qualifications & experience
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Compassion Focused Therapy; Mindfulness.
I will tailor therapy to your needs.
History: Psychological assessment & treatment within inpatient, outpatient, community & primary care services within the NHS & the private sector with adolescents, adults, couples, groups; crisis management with psycho-social crisis, self-harming & suicidal behaviours.
Current: I work within perinatal health & wellbeing, supporting parents from pre-conception, during pregnancy & postnatally, providing antenatal support &education; couple support for expectant/new parents transitioning into parenthood; post-natal support to manage & improve maternal mood, promoting maternal well-being.
I have extensive experience of working with childhood & adult trauma/PTSD, OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Tokophobia.
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council
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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.
British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I adhere to NICE Guidelines, providing Disorder Specific Treatments to common psychological difficulties:
Depression, Anxiety, Phobias, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Health Anxiety, Tokophobia, Ante/Post-natal Depression/Anxiety, Trauma, Adjustment to life events, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social phobia, Body Image disorders, Physical Health issues and Work-related stress.
Sessions are 50 minutes
Registered with AXA/PPP, BUPA, AVIVA, SIGNA, PRU HEALTH, WPA
Saturday & Wednesday daytime only
Currently offering Video & Telephone Appts