Laura Gwilt

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BSc(Hons), PGDip, Accredited
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Birmingham, West Midlands, B18
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About me

Hi! I am Laura, a friendly and knowledgeable Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who is deeply passionate about helping clients navigate and find solutions to their challenges. Over the years, I've acquired extensive experience working with a spectrum of mental health difficulties, aiding adults, adolescents, and children.

Throughout my career, I've had the privilege of assisting numerous individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, trauma, specific phobias, and eating disorders. My journey into this field started with my British Psychological Society registered qualification in psychology and counselling. To obtain further knowledge and techniques to better serve my clients, I pursued my post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University of Derby.

My most recent roles have been within a high-intensity private psychology service, IAPT NHS services and a specialist service catering to those recovering from traumatic experiences. My professional journey has also taken me through primary and residential care settings. These include services related to drug and alcohol, eating disorder inpatient care, psychiatric intensive care units, and CAMHS secure units across the Midlands.

Each of these experiences has enriched my understanding and offered diverse perspectives, enabling me to offer the best care and support to those I work with.

Training, qualifications & experience

After working in the field of mental health for over 10 years, I have gained extensive experience working alongside children, adolescents and adults.

I have completed extensive training in several modes of therapy to ensure that I can tailor my approach to specific individuals. My training includes: 

  • Psychology & Counselling (BSc, Hons)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (PGDip)
  • Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E)
  • Ongoing Continued Professional Development in relationship counselling, family therapy and support for children and young people with Autism

I have worked within several high-intensity therapy roles during my career including:

  • Senior Psychotherapist & Service Lead (Swift Psychology Services)
  • Specialist School Psychotherapist (ASD, ADHD)
  • CAMHS Psychotherapist (NHS)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (Specialist PTSD Service)
  • Specialist Occupational Therapist Assistant Inpatient Eating Disorder Service 
  • Support Worker for individuals experiencing domestic violence
  • Support worker in drug and alcohol services

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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Areas of counselling I deal with


£135.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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