Birch Therapy Clinic

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BABCP accredited CBT & Trauma Therapists
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Inverness, Highland, IV3
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About us

Fully Accredited CBT & EMDR Therapists

Hello, we are a small team of highly skilled & fully accredited Psychotherapists, providing 100% remote psychotherapy and trauma services throughout the UK.

Our services include: CBT and blended Psychotherapy; Trauma Therapy and EMDR, Psychotherapy for insomnia & Schema therapy.

We are a warm team of therapists providing compassionate, non-judgemental and effective therapy online. As a team we all have experience providing specialist psychological services  within the NHS and also through other organisations, and bring our in-depth and varied experience to helping you with any mental health difficulties that you may be facing. We can help with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Low self-esteem, OCD, burnout & stress, relationship difficulties, anger management, feeling empty/without direction, chronic health issues and much more.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • EMDR Level 3 Practitioner
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology (PG DIP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (PG DIP)
  • BSc (hons) Psychology
  • BABCP full accreditation

Hello, my name is Elaine, and I am the Director of Birch Therapy Clinic. I have over a decade experience working in Mental health services, delivering high-quality therapy throughout various NHS Trusts, including IAPT, Secondary care, Complex PTSD services, and private clinics such as the Priory Hospital Group.

I specialise in treating psychological trauma, specifically Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) and also chronic health conditions. I have clinical experience working within a specialist NHS service treating complex and chronic health issues, such as: CFS/ME, Fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

My specialism in working with chronic illness extends to those living with auto-immune conditions, such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). I am an active member of the Crohn’s and Colitis UK charity and have also been an independent expert contributor for the charity’s Mental Health Review.

My team at Birch Therapy Clinic are all fully accredited and skilled in their own specialist areas of expertise, which include:

  • An NHS sleep and insomnia specialist - Catherine
  • An EMDR and CBT Specialist - Nidhi
  • An Interpersonal & CBT therapist and BABCP Clinical Supervisor - Daria

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

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.

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Other areas of counselling we deal with

Living with long term conditions, such as Auto-immune conditions: IBD, ME, Lupus, Arthritis.

Living with complex chronic conditions such as IBS, FMS, CFS

Perimenopause and Menopause support


£110.00 per session

Further information

Sessions are conducted via Microsoft Teams, which is free and easy to access.

Inverness, Highland, IV3

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


Birch Therapy Clinic
Birch Therapy Clinic