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Dr Erin Ferguson MA (Hons), DClinPsych, CPsychol

Chipping Norton OX7 & Banbury OX15
07792 627844 Registered / Accredited
Chipping Norton OX7 & Banbury OX15

About me

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist providing psychological therapy to individuals, couples and families in Charlbury and Deddington. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and am a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society. I have worked in both NHS and private settings and am committed to offering high quality, effective and compassionate therapy.

Through studying my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Oxford I have gained experience and knowledge of a wide range of therapeutic approaches and psychological difficulties across the lifespan. My practice is primarily informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Whilst being mindful of the evidence base for effective therapeutic interventions I am also respectful that every person is an individual so I am conscious that finding the most effective way of dealing with an issue involves starting with what the person sat in front of me says they want to gain from therapy. I am very interested in 'third wave' approaches in CBT such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy.

Over 10 years experience in both NHS and private settings experience has taught me that therapy can, at times, be an emotionally challenging process however I believe strongly that therapy can provide us with a means of understanding ourselves better and enriching our lives as a result. I am strongly influenced by ideas from solution-focused therapy and subscribe to the view that we all have the ability to find solutions for the challenges that life throws at us. My job as a therapist is to help the people I work with to find those solutions, consider alternative perspectives and ultimately empower them to become their own therapist.

Common issues I work with include, but are not limited to; depression, anxiety-related conditions, OCD, panic attacks, phobias, anger issues, stress, dealing with life transitions/changes (e.g. loss and bereavement), postnatal depression, low self-esteem/self-confidence and relationship problems.

I presently run two clinics - in Charlbury and Deddington. I appreciate that making the decision to see a therapist can be potentially daunting and anxiety-provoking. For this reason I offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation to help determine if we are able to work together and answer any questions you might have.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Master of Arts - MA (Hons) Psychology - University of St Andrews
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - DClinPsych - University of Oxford
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist - CPsychol - British Psychological Society

I have worked with people experiencing a wide range of psychological difficulties across the lifespan in both NHS and private settings.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Learning Disability

Fees

Sessions cost £80 for 50 minutes and run on a weekly or fortnightly basis. I can also offer sessions via Zoom, WhatsApp Video calling and Telephone.


I am registered with a number of private health insurance providers.

Further information

Please feel free to email me at Dr.Erin.Ferguson@gmail.com and we can arrange a time that is convenient to discuss your needs and determine if I can help.

Deddington
Banbury
Oxfordshire
OX15

Charlbury
Chipping Norton
Oxfordshire
OX7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

My working days are Mondays-Thursdays.

COVID-19 Update - I am currently accepting new referrals and I am working with people online until the need for social distancing lessens.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Dr Erin Ferguson MA (Hons), DClinPsych, CPsychol

Dr Erin Ferguson MA (Hons), DClinPsych, CPsychol

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