Claire Haden Cognitive Behavioural Therapist BABCP Accredited

About me

Are you looking for an empathic supportive Therapist?
Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. experience of working with a variety of problems.

Treatment for:

Anxiety,Low mood, Depression, Low self -esteem. Post traumatic stress disorder, OCD, Phobias, Health Anxiety, Disordered 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 just outside of Lancaster in a beautiful rural area, only 10 minutes from M6 5 minutes from centre of Lancaster.

Training, qualifications & experience

BABCP Accredited.

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.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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.


Please contact me to discuss my fees

Available weekends and evenings all day Fridays.

Maps & Directions

Lancaster, LA2

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Evenings and weekends

Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Provide 1-1 or telephone Skype supervision CBT supervision.

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