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Dr Holly Thompson

Buckingham, MK18 3HE
07523 863300 07523 863300 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am a sensitive clinical psychologist who combines an aptitude for multidisciplinary team work and client engagement, with strengths in assessment and evidence-based treatment. Hardworking and enthusiastic, excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research.   I provide a combination of evidence-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy, premised around a client- centred view that a solution tailored to each individual or family is essential for lasting improvement. All treatment is offered and agreed following a thorough assessment of the presenting difficulties, guided by clients' goals and informed by treatment guidelines provided by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE). I am experienced in working with brief and longer-term therapy needs.

I particularly enjoy working with adults and families, with a range of presenting difficulties. I am experienced in working with PTSD (both adults and children), depression, anxiety, self-harm, OCD as well as broader difficulties relating to eating, sleep, and grief and loss. I am experienced in working with autism spectrum and behavioural difficulties in children and adolescents. I aspire to provide the highest standards of psychological therapy and my work is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Training, qualifications & experience

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2011, specialising in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental health), 5 years' post doctorate experience in the Australian and British NHS, specialising in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Services, working in private practice since 2014 treating adults (specialising in trauma-focused CBT) and young people.

**Now offering Zoom consultations with increased availability following the Covid-19 outbreak.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness

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Further information

I operate a private clinic (Flourish Clinical Therapies) in the heart of Winslow High Street, Buckinghamshire offering a range of health services:

Foot health care

Audiology [inc ear wax removal]

Chiropractic

Mental health services (we have 3 clinical psychologists and a counsellor)

We are specialist professionals who live locally, and value serving our community with the highest standards of treatment and care. Please see Flourish Clinical Therapies on Facebook, or go to: www.flourishclinicaltherapies.co.uk

27 High Street
Winslow
Buckingham
MK18 3HE

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

There is a single step in order to access the ground floor clinic.

Availability

Part-time weekdays, Saturday appointments available by arrangement

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families

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Dr Holly Thompson

Dr Holly Thompson