About me

I am a BPS Chartered and HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist, and I am accredited by the BABCP to offer Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). I have a private practice in Colchester and offer individualised psychological interventions for a variety of psychological difficulties, such as symptoms of anxiety and depression, trauma, low self-esteem, stress, relationship problems and transitional difficulties.

I have worked with a wide variety of people, from all walks of life and ages and backgrounds in different therapeutic settings including private practice, university setting, within the NHS and the not-for-profit sector.

Training, qualifications & experience

I came to Psychology in 2002 and received a MSc in Psychology from the University of Goettingen in Germany. I have completed a Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology in the UK, which specialised in CBT and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and on the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS).

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.


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.


Additional information

£90 - £110 per session


Monday - Friday


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages



In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I offer supervision for qualified therapists and psychologists, as well as those in training.

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Dr Birgit Vote

Dr Birgit Vote