I offer individual assessment and treatment based on broadly CBT model but I have a particular interest in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
I can see clients with a full range of psychological problems.
Training, qualifications & experience
MA (Hons) Psychology St Andrews
M Phil Clinical Psychology Edinburgh
I am a Principal Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Fellow Of The British Psychological Society. I have been working in the NHS for 25 years.
I am trained in a number of psychological therapies based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model. I have been trained in Mindfulness and in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I am trained in Behaviour Family Therapy - an intervention to help families with a family member suffering from severe mental health problems. My work has spanned a range of severity of psychological problems including working with clients with mild to very severe mental health difficulties. I have taught on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course in Edinburgh. I work with Sports Mind Scotland. You can find out more about their work at www.sportsmindscotland.com
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Initial consultation/assessment £110
Subsequent sessions £100