Julie Dykes. MBACP MA Clinical Supervision, CBT, Integrative Therapies
Based in a quiet, pleasant room in the Roath/Penylan area of Cardiff, I offer a warm and safe, confidential welcome. I have over 20 years experience as Senior Psychotherapist, CBT therapist and Clinical Supervisor working within University and other settings as well as in private practice. I am a qualified Psychotherapist who specialises in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and Clinical Supervision also integrating Mindfulness, EMDR and other evidence based therapies.
I work with anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, carers issues, abuse, bereavement, depression, family issues, phobias, stress, workplace stress, self esteem, sexuality, separation and divorce AS, chronic illness and disability. I particularly specialise in working with trauma/PTSD using Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and other therapies, and have experience of working within an NHS Trauma Clinic.
Here are just some examples of issues clients and I have worked on together;-
*Managing stress burn out and working through difficulties with clients copng with complex family, relationship and work pressures.
*Improving mood levels including depression and anxiety and helping clients learn how to manage their mental health.
*Overcoming Traumas /PTSD
*Overcoming phobic reactions such as fear of social situations, open or enclosed spaces, health related fears, heights, public speaking and many others.
*Overcoming panic attacks and other anxiety related symptoms.
*Health, long term illness and pain
*Building self esteem and confidence.
I am also an EAP workplace Counsellor and experienced in Critical Incident Stress Management
I am a Clinical Supervisor for other therapists and organisations and also for Mental Health Mentors who work in University Stud nt Support settings.
I facilitate several Professional Reflective Practice Groups
Special interest in Autism/AS, Disability, carer roles, anxiety and depression, phobias and trauma.
My private practice is in CF24, two or three minutes walk from Albany Road and Newport Road, and is very well served by a number of buses connecting to the centre of Cardiff.
Only 20 minutes walk from the centre of Cardiff and Queen Street Station.
There is on street parking outside the counselling address.
Training, qualifications & experience
- EMDR Advanced Certificate 2018
- MA Counselling Consultative Supervision 2005
- Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 2004
- Post Graduate Diploma Integrative Counselling 1999
- Teaching Cert (FE)
- BA ( Hons) Communication Studies
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- 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
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
£60 per session
£40 concessionary rate for students
Face to face and online counselling and supervision available.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am an experienced qualified Clinical Supervisor offering supervision to experirenced therapists working for a variety of settings and privately, as well as those in training.