Dr Emma Baxter

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Clinical Psychologist
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Dundee DD5 & Glasgow G2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I use a range of evidence based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (accredited practitioner with IPT-UK), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassionate Focused Therapy. A good therapeutic relationship is the foundation to therapy. I aim to provide a safe space where we can work together to develop a shared understanding of your experiences. Through development of a psychological formulation you will be able to identify your goals for therapy and this will help us to decide which therapeutic approach will best meet your needs. I am skilled in integrating therapeutic approaches to achieve your individual goals. We will work collaboratively on your goals for therapy. I aim to facilitate an environment where people can develop the knowledge and skills they need to live a fulfilling life. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been a qualified clinical psychologist since 2015. My training means I am skilled in working with people across the lifespan, from childhood right through adult life. My work within the private sector has predominantly been with adults. I have experience working with a wide range of mental health concerns, adjusting to life transitions and difficulties in relationships. Within my NHS job I work with children, young people and their families. I am highly skilled at adapting therapy for children / young people, working indirectly with parents and working systemically with families. 

Member organisations

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HCPC
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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

I am an accredited practitioner of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). This is an evidenced based therapy for the treatment of depressed mood. It is effective with adolescents and adults. The overarching aims of IPT is to improve mood and improve social functioning. IPT has four main areas of focus and could be the right therapy for you if a depressed mood occurs within the context of

1) a dispute with an important person in your life

2) difficulty adjusting to significant changes in your life 

3) grief as a result of the death of someone important to you 

4) life long difficulties with relationships 

Fees

£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality

Additional information

I offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation in the first instance to explore the reasons you are interested in therapy.

I offer online assessment, formulation and therapy sessions. £100 for a 55 minute session.

Concession rates considered on individual basis.

I am also registered with Axa, Aviva and Vitality Health Insurance. 

When I work

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I currently offer online sessions only. Primarily on Thursdays and Fridays (daytime). I have limited evening availability. 

Further information

I currently offer online sessions only. 

I have professional insurance with Howden Insurance. In compliance with GDPR guidelines.

I am registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

I am registered with the The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). 

Dundee, Angus, DD5

Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Dr Emma Baxter
Dr Emma Baxter