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Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 30th August 2021

About me

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;

  • 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 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.

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.


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


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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • EMDR


Additional information

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)


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Weekday evenings and All day on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

At present, because of social distancing requirements, all appointments are by video conferencing.

Further information

Please have a look at my website for more information.



Type of session


Types of client

Older adults

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms



Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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

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James Ward, RMN, BABCP (accred), EMDR-UK (accred)

James Ward, RMN, BABCP (accred), EMDR-UK (accred)