James Ward

James Ward

West Midlands

07736 456284

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West Midlands

07736 456284

About me

I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and accredited EMDR therapist living and working in the south of Birmingham.

I am also a registered mental health nurse with over 20 yrs of experience in various inpatient, community & primary care settings.

I see clients at various times throughout the week and aim to be as flexible as possible, offering evening and weekend appointments if required.

I see clients at a comfortable therapy room in Kings Norton, and also make home visits on request.

I am experienced in working with various common mental health problems including;

  • Depression
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • Phobia
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Low Self Esteem

Training, qualifications & experience

B.A.Hons, Dip.HE. RMN, Post-Grad Dip. CBT, EMDR 1-3 (accred)

I am an experienced mental health nurse with over 20 years of experience, and an accredited CBT & EMDR therapist.

I have specialised in Primary Care mental health and currently work full time as a CBT therapist in a West Midlands IAPT service.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have particular experience working with older people and also LGBT clients.

I generally work with a combination of EMDR and CBT, but also routinely incorporate Solution-Focused Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy interventions into my practice.


Initial Consultation (up to 90 mins) - £75
CBT Therapy session - £50 (60 mins)
EMDR Therapy session - £50 (60 mins) up to £75 (90 mins)

Further information

Please have a look at my website for more information.

Maps & Directions

Birmingham, B31

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Friday mornings at community venue in South Birmingham. Home visits on weekdays after 6pm and at weekends by arrangement.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I have completed the High Intensity CBT Supervisor course at Birmingham University.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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