Gerard Hannon Specialist Psychologist /Psychotherapist - Anxiety Consultant

Gerard Hannon Specialist Psychologist /Psychotherapist - Anxiety Consultant

Integral LIFE Centre
44 High Street
Bagshot
Surrey
GU19 5AZ

Borough House Rooms
78-80 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1LL

07917 648600

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Integral LIFE Centre
44 High Street
Bagshot
Surrey
GU19 5AZ

Borough House Rooms
78-80 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1LL

07917 648600

About me

Welcome. I am a highly experienced Specialist Psychologist and Psychotherapist/Counsellor, providing psychological assessments, and therapy for both individuals and couples. I work with children, adolescents and adults on a broad range of issues, including, depression, rumination, bipolar disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), anxiety, worry, stress, OCD, eating disorders, ADHD, Autism, PTSD, early onset psychosis, self-harm/suicide ideation, grief/bereavement, relationship issues, and behavioural/emotional regulation issues. 

I provide a non-judgmental and safe therapeutic environment where people can feel at ease, talk openly and reflect on their experiences. I am experienced in a range of psychotherapeutic approaches such as Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT). I have a particular interest in mindfulness, guided imagery and inner child work which can enhance a person's ability to experience a deeper connection with themselves and others. In my experience, these valuable tools tend to lead to improved mental well-being and a more fulfilling life.

My research interests include exploring the function and conceptualisation of worry and rumination and exploring how individuals can become more in control of their thoughts and emotions. I have presented my research at the National Clinical Conference 2013 on, Worry, Loneliness and Coping Styles, and a number of papers at The National Counselling Psychology Conference 2017 and 2018 on, (1) The role of Worry and Rumination, (2) Repetitive Negative Thinking in Adolescents and (3) Worry: overlooked by Counselling Psychology and overshadowed by the Medical Model. My current research is focused on exploring concepts and therapies which could help individuals regulate their emotions more effectively.

Your Sincerely


Gerard

  • London Bridge
  • London Central
  • Woking
  • Guildford
  • Bagshot

Training, qualifications & experience

Training & Qualifications

2010, Certificate in Counselling Skills, National University of Ireland.

2013, Degree in Integrated Counselling, (Award: Distinction).

2013, BSc (Hons) Psychology (Award: First Class Honours).

Ongoing, PsychD in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology, University of Surrey.

Further Specialist Training.

2017, Mentalized Based Therapy (MBT) Anna Freud Centre and East London NHS Foundation Trust

2017, Certificate in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) British Isles DBT National Training

2013 & 2014, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Training

2011, Suicide Assist Training (SAT)

2011, Mindfulness Training.

Experience
I have a wealth of experience providing counselling and psychotherapy in the NHS, third sector and privately. I have also worked in a variety of public and private mental health settings including; National Health Service, Community Mental Health Teams, Clinical Health Teams, Borough Council (learning disabilities), University and Colleges student well-being departments and Community Workshops. I was a counsellor and director of a charity supporting individuals who experience difficulties related to self-harm and suicide. I have provided longer-term psychodynamic psychotherapy cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) at the National Health Service and at the Priory Hospital. I currently am employed by the Priory Hospital as a therapist offering one-to-one and group therapy in a range of modalities, psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, MBT and teach mindfulness.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

  • £100.00 per session. Concessions available.

Maps & Directions

Bagshot, GU19 5AZ
London, SE1 1LL

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations