Dr Carey Viala

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CPsychol, Clinical Psychologist
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Darlington, Durham, DL3 7NB
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About me

I'm an HCPC registered and BPS Chartered Clinical Psychology working in private practice in Darlington, County Durham. I offer psychological assessment and therapy to adults with a range of difficulties including trauma, depression, anxiety or worry, eating disorders, low self-esteem, Imposter Syndrome, chronic pain and adjustment to illness or disability. I am trained in a number of therapies including CBT, EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Academic Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - Lancaster University - 2012

Postgraduate Certificate in Psychological Research Methods - Open University - 2007

Diploma in Psychology (Conversion for Graduates) - Open University - 2006

PG Cert in Primary Care Mental Health Practice - University of Central Lancashire - 2004

BA Psychology - University of British Columbia, Canada - 2001

Therapy Qualifications

EMDR Part 1-3 - EMDR MasterClass - 2021

Motivational Interviewing Training - 2014

Foundational Training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy - 2012

Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy - 2012

Cognitive-Analytic Therapy Skills Training - 2009

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - 2005

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Adjustment to life changing injuries, Pain management, 

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£100.00 - £125.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA
  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Cigna
  • BUPA

Additional information

Please contact me for prices.

When I work

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Further information

I know that it can be difficult and a bit confusing trying to find the right therapist so I am happy to have a free telephone consultation to help you decide if I might be the right person to meet your psychological needs.

Quaker Business Centre, 5 Skinnergate, Darlington, Durham, DL3 7NB

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

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