Craig Newman

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BSc Hons, PhD, DClinPsy, CPsychol
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Exeter, Devon, EX2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Greetings, and thank you for visiting my profile. I'm a warm and approachable Clinical Psychologist with a wealth of experience gained from my work within both the NHS and private practice. My professional journey has allowed me to assist clients facing a diverse array of challenges, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, and abusive relationship recovery.

I currently offer remote / video based therapy - but don't let that put you off, as I have 100% positive testimonials on this approach (clients realising it makes access to therapy more accessible and flexible).

What can I offer you?

My commitment lies in recognising the unique needs of each individual, as I am deeply passionate about tailoring therapy to your specific journey. It starts with developing a profound understanding of you, working collaboratively to enhance your well-being and achieve your goals.

 I offer a flexible approach that integrates four main types of therapy, all designed to adapt seamlessly to your requirements throughout your therapeutic process.

My therapy style is grounded in building strong therapeutic relationships, emphasising a time-limited approach that typically spans 12, 18, or 24 sessions.

For your convenience, I offer flexible weekday daytime appointment slots, currently available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 9.15 am to 5pm.

For those who like to know which models:

My therapy is informed by a range of approaches, that I weave into the work as I learn more about your needs.  These include:

  • Narrative therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance & Commitment therapy (ACT)
  •  Compassionate Mind approaches

What can I help with?

I've been working with clients for over 20 years, some of the areas I support include:

  • Low mood/depression
  • Worry/anxiety/panic attacks/phobias/health anxiety
  • Recent or past trauma/PTSD (Specialism)
  • Phobias
  • Work-related or other stress (Specialism)
  • Work-related trauma
  • Low self-esteem
  • Domestic abuse recovery (Specialism - published author)
  • Pain management / Chronic illness
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Burnout recovery.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Clinical Psychologist (Doctorate)
  • Behavioural Economics (Doctorate)
  • Professional Coaching – Accredited Advanced Diploma.
  • Professional Coaching and Mentoring – ILM Advanced Programme.
  • Family Therapy, Level 1 – Plymouth University.
  • PTSD CBT, Accredited training
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Accredited training.

I have 24 years of experience as a Psychologist, having worked with 1,000s of people from all backgrounds.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Sleep problems
  • Fibroymalgia
  • Pain management

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Fees

£120.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

Fee covers a 50 minutes session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

FREE digital course available:

I have a free self compassion programme available (6 weeks) for anyone who is struggling to understand compassion.

It is digital and available at: https://www.getoutgetlove.com/selfcompassion, reduced from £40.

Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet
Microsoft Teams
Craig Newman
Craig Newman