James Ward, RMN, BABCP (accred), EMDR-UK (accred)
I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR-UK accredited EMDR therapist, with additional full training in Brainspotting.
I am also a registered mental health nurse with over 26 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.
At present I offer remote therapy only due to ongoing social distancing requirements..
I am experienced in working with various common mental health problems including;
- Generalised Anxiety
- Social Anxiety
- Health Anxiety
- Panic Disorder
- 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 am also trained in Brainspotting and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.
I have specialised in Primary Care mental health and currently work full time as a CBT and EMDR therapist within an NHS psychological therapy service.
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.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.
BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.
EMDR Association UK
Areas of counselling I deal with
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 Brainspotting, Solution-Focused Therapy or Acceptance & Commitment Therapy interventions into my practice.
Initial Consultation (up to 90 mins) - £80
CBT Therapy session - £60 (60 mins)
EMDR Therapy session - £60 (60 mins) up to £75 (90 mins)
Brainspotting session - £60 (60 mins)
Weekday evenings and All day on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
At present, because of social distancing requirements, all appointments are by video conferencing.
Please have a look at my website for more information.