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About me

I am an experienced Chartered Clinical Psychologist. Are you struggling with anxiety, feeling worried or overwhelmed? Do you have panic attacks, find it difficult to tolerate uncertainty and feel stressed or burned out? Is being self-critical or perfectionism, a lack of self-compassion and low self-esteem getting in the way of what you want to achieve or your relationships? Are you always striving and find it hard to relax and stay in the moment? I work with evidence based therapies, offering a personalised approach and together we will look at what you hope to achieve, what is making you feel stuck and build on your strengths and resilience. I predominantly work using CBT, ACT, Compassion focused therapies, EMDR and mindfulness based approaches. Please contact me if you would like to book a consultation on sussexsurreypsychologist@gmail.com
I work with individuals (adolescents and adults) with anxiety and emotional difficulties including but not limited to: Self-criticism, Worry, Perfectionism, Shame, Social anxiety, low self-esteem, sleep difficulties, difficulties with feeling overwhelmed and stuck and struggling with assertiveness.

I also offer Coaching using evidence based tools to elevate your well-being; and performance at work.  You might wish to access support with work related stress and burnout, resilience, psychological flexibility, sleep, perfectionism and procrastination.

I offer Consultation, Training and Supervision to health and education professionals and corporate clients.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Chartered and Clinical Psychologist, (CPsychol), having completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at King's College London,  a Trained Health Psychologist (Msc) and a Coaching Psychologist (BPS Register) and member of the International Society of Coaching Psychology.  I have a research PhD in Psychology and am a Trained DBT and EMDR Therapist.

I have worked with individuals and families for 15 years in National Specialist, and Community Adult and Adolescent NHS Services and Private Practice.

I have specialist training and supervision in a number of evidence based therapies including but not limited to CBT, ACT, Compassion focused Therapies, EMDR, Mindfulness based approaches, DBT, Schema informed work.  

I have additional training to offer coaching to enhance wellbeing and performance. I can support you with work stress and burnout, resilience, psychological flexibility, sleep, perfectionism and procrastination.

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work with individuals who often are highly self-critical, worry frequently, often feeling very stressed, often are so busy striving that they find it hard to relax and stay in the moment, often lacking self-compassion, and experiencing feelings of shame and overwhelm.


£120.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • WPA

Additional information

Therapy £120 per 50 minute session 

Letters, reports, meetings, travel and telephone call £120 per hour pro rata

Coaching £150 45 minutes 

Clinical supervision £100 per hour 

Consultation, Training and Supervision please contact me to discuss your requirements 

When I work

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I currently have availability for therapy and coaching clients and for clinical supervision and professional coaching.

Further information

I am working online via Zoom. This is a great way of accessing therapy, in an accessible way, at a time that suits you. 

Horsham, West Sussex, RH12

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I offer Clinical Supervision. I also offer consultation and training to health and education professionals

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Dr Claire Hepworth

Dr Claire Hepworth