Are you looking for an empathic supportive Therapist?
Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. experience of working with a variety of problems.
Anxiety,Low mood, Depression, Low self -esteem. Post traumatic stress disorder, OCD, Phobias, Health Anxiety, Binge eating, loss and adjustment.
I like to work in a compassionate client centred way, building a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship.
This is based on acceptance understanding and non-judgement.
I allow time and space to allow my clients to feel safe and comfortable. Always working at a pace that feels right for my clients. I like to work collaboratively and find that working together benefits my clients by allowing them to feel in control of their therapy and able to make progress that feels right for them.
I work hard to foster a respectful therapeutic approach and offer a warmth and understanding that can help my clients feel able to explore and begin to resolve difficulties in their life.
Address the key problems that are affecting your wellbeing.
Therapy to help and address a variety of psychological problems:
- low mood and depression
- all anxiety problems and phobias
- general anxiety
- health anxiety
- social anxiety
- panic and fears
- obsessive compulsive disorder,
- post traumatic disorder
- low level of confidence and low self-esteem
- problems with assertiveness and ability to express personal needs.
Based In the town center or just outside Lancaster in a rural area if this is preferred.
Training, qualifications & experience
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist . (Also a registered mental health nurse)
CBT is the treatment of choice for the vast majority of emotional problems evidenced based and backed by the national institute of clinical excellence. Please see NICE website for more info.
EMDR eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing trained ( NICE recommended treatment for traumatic related problems such as PTSD)
Over 10 years experience working in the NHS working in specialist eating disorder service and primary care psychological therapy service at present.
Comprehensive experience of working with a variety of mental health and emotional problems. Using CBT and compassion focused therapy and Mindfulness.
Please see compassionate Mind foundation for information around this.
Providing therapy to understand the negative patterns of thoughts ,feelings ,behaviours and emotions, looking at how these patterns have developed and what is contributing to maintain this, the goal being to break the pattern of negative thoughts feelings and behaviours to increase wellbeing and allow you to make clearer choices and feel less restricted by old patterns and habits.
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.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Clinical Supervision to qualified Therapists and also trainees.
I supervise a variety of therapists at present and aim to work in an open,compassionate and trusting way. Building the therapists skills and confidence with regards to CBT and 3rd wave therapies.
I can offer 1-1 or telephone supervision.
£70.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Please contact me to discuss my fees
Available weekends and evenings.
Evenings and weekends