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About me

I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience of working in both private and NHS mental health services. I use a range of approaches to tailor therapy to meet individual need.

Over the years I have undergone extensive training to keep up to date with effective therapy practice. I mainly use CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and Psychodynamic models as the basis for treatment.

Therapy usually starts with a comprehensive assessment of the difficulties experienced and involves working together in a supportive and collaborative manner to manage symptoms more effectively.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a degree in Psychology (BSc) and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D Clin Psy). Over the years I have worked in adult psychotherapy services and GP Practices.

I am a member of the British Psychological Society.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a particular interest in helping people develop better self-confidence and self-esteem as this is often an underlying problem in depression and anxiety.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£120 per session (50 minutes)

£120 initial assessment (1 hour)

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm Other times may also be available

The Therapy Centre
Watson House
23 Oldgate
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 1QF

Gosforth
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE3

Key details

Sign language
Other languages None

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Dr (Christina) Jane MacMillan

Dr (Christina) Jane MacMillan