Janice Budd Accredited CBT Therapist and Counsellor
Hi my name is Jan and I am an experienced, well-qualified CBT therapist and counsellor. At times when life is stressful we can feel anxious and depressed and find ways of coping which are great short term but not so helpful in the long run. These behaviours can lead to consequences for ourselves and affect our relationships.
Working together in a respectful and compassionate environment, we can talk things through to gain a shared understanding of what is going on for you, break the problem down using the CBT model and then begin to figure out what needs to change.
CBT is a talking therapy with a practical approach and can be successfully applied to many problems. If you wish to discuss whether CBT is the right way forward for you, I would be happy to do so with an initial telephone call free of charge.
What I can help with:
Abuse, Anxiety, Childhood Related Issues, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME, Depression, Health Issues, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Worry, Obsessions, OCD, Panic Attacks, Perfectionism, Phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress, Redundancy, Relationship Problems, Low Self Esteem, Self Harm, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues, Work Related Stress.
Talking really does help.
Training, qualifications & experience
2011 Post Graduate Diploma in Evidence Based Psychological Therapy.
2006 Certificate in Couples Therapy
2002 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
1985 Intensive Care Nursing Certificate
1981 Registered Nurse
I have over 17 years experience of working as a counsellor and CBT therapist within the NHS and in private practice. Having previously worked as a Registered Nurse for 12 years, I have a broad knowledge of medical conditions.
Over time, I have developed a special interest in self-esteem. Low self-esteem can cause us to have negative opinions of ourselves and worry excessively about what others might think of us. As such it can affect our whole lives. If you are self-critical, find it difficult to accept praise or are often left feeling bad about yourself, you may have low self-esteem and could benefit from CBT.
Mindfulness and Compassion Focused Therapy are third wave CBT therapies and are proving highly effective in helping people manage psychological problems. Over the last few years, I have received training in both of these approaches and if it feels right, can weave aspects into therapy.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
£50 per daytime session
£60 per evening session
A course of therapy is normally 8-12 sessions.
Additional administration charges are made if reports or invoices are requested.
I work with clients through private medical insurance (PMI) companies such as: BUPA, AXA, Aviva, Nuffield, WPA and more.
Confidentiality: During treatment the information shared is normally held in confidence except in the case of disclosure relating to serious intent to harm self or others, acts of terrorism or child protection issues.
Supervision and Continuing Professional Development (CPD): As a fully accredited member of the BABCP and BACP I fulfil the professional requirement of on-going supervision and CPD.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS):I hold an enhanced DBS certificate.
Professional Liability Insurance : I have full professional liability insurance.
Data management: In compliance with General Data Protection Regulation, I am registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I work Monday to Friday and offer some evening appointments.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|