Dr Jessica Bezance

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DClinPsych
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Wokingham RG40 & Bristol BS1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I can imagine deciding whether you want to have therapy or need therapy is a big question. Perhaps you have suffered a loss, a trauma or are going through a transition of some kind and you want the space and time to work through it. Perhaps this emotional distress is impacting on your relationships, work and your home life. I imagine you’ve tried many things and for some reason those old ways of coping that have done you well in the past just aren’t working anymore and you feel like you’re struggling. I provide evidence based psychological treatment that might help.

I am a Clinical psychologist with over 15 years of NHS clinical experience working with a wide range of difficulties with individual and families of working age and older adults, in addition to offering consultation, supervision and training. I am mindful of the context by which we live in and our relationships, therefore adopt a integrated approach using ideas from cognitive behavioural therapy, compassion focussed and systemic theory. My special areas of interest include low self esteem, anxiety, depression, adjustment, transition and trauma.

I recognise the value of the therapeutic relationship and the need for someone to feel safe to share their distress. It is a privilege to support people to gain insight into their difficulties, manage their internal struggles and reduce distress, learn new skills, build resilience and work towards living a life in line with their values.

Alongside my private practice, I work as a Principal Clinical Psychologist in an NHS specialist service delivering therapy and providing supervision, consultation and training. I also have links to Oxford University. 

I run a mainly virtual clinic and offer online appointments with some face to face availability

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psych), Oxford University
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Intermediate Systemic Practice with Families and Couples, Bedfordshire University
  • EMDR Level 1,2,3 Richman, EMDR Training
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology, Cardiff University

Member organisations

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Fees

£130.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA
  • Aviva
  • Vitality

Additional information

I offer a free initial phone consultation at a time that is convenient to briefly discuss your difficulties. This is an opportunity to for you to get a feel of what working with me might be like and to make sure we are the right fit. The relationship is key!

My  standard fees for both assessment and treatment sessions are £130 (all of which are 50 minutes in duration).

I can help people who are self-funding, or using private medical insurance. I am a registered provider with most major private healthcare companies.

Fees for training, teaching are available on request.

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Initial consultations can be carried out in the day time and evening. Treatment sessions are daytime only. Occasional evening online appointments. 

Further information

Free Initial Phone Consultation

I offer a free initial phone consultation at a time that is convenient to briefly discuss your difficulties. This is an opportunity to for you to get a feel of what working with me might be like and to make sure we are the right fit. The relationship is key!

Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40

Broad Quay, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet
Skype
Whatsapp

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

As an experienced clinical supervisor, I can offer clinical supervision to healthcare professionals in the non statutory and charities sector.

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