Leonie Bruce. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. EMDR Therapist. BABCP Acc.

Leonie Bruce. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. EMDR Therapist. BABCP Acc.

Dudley
DY2

07585 978 775

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About me

We can all experience difficult periods in our life when our methods of coping start to become less effective and lead to unwanted mood changes and anxieties. At times like these therapy can help. I specialise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and EMDR, two therapies with a strong evidence base to demonstrate their effectiveness in the treatment of a wide range of mental health diagnoses. As adaptable and active therapies, they can help to reduce distress, build resilience and facilitate positive change.

I have over 20 years experience as a health care professional, 11 years of which have been dedicated to working in specialist adult mental services offering therapy on a 1:1 basis using these approaches. I feel that my experience enables me to offer a comprehensive service that achieves results.

I am trained in offering therapy for a range of diagnoses and difficulties which includes; Depression, Trauma (PTSD) , Generalised Anxiety, OCD (intrusive thoughts & obsessions), Phobias, Panic Disorder, Health Anxiety, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Pain Management, Long Term Health Conditions, Work Related stress, Relationship Difficulties and issues related to low Self Esteem.

I provide a caring and collaborative approach in a safe environment, which allows the individual to explore and develop skills in managing their psychological wellbeing.

I am happy to speak to you prior to an initial meeting to discuss your difficulties and explore how I am able to help you.

I am able to provide appointments on weekday evenings and Saturdays.

I welcome contact / referrals via email and telephone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree  (MSc) in CBT
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PGdip) in CBT
  • BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy
  • Certificate in EMDR (fully trained-level 3)
  • Certificate in Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • DBS Checked

I am an accredited and registered (BABCP) Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. I have worked in the NHS since 1998, first qualifying as a Occupational Therapist (HCPC registered) and then qualifying as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with a MSc in CBT. I have specialised in mental health since 2005, working with complex and enduring mental health presentations. I am a trained EMDR Therapist, working regularly with this approach to help clients who have experienced trauma. I am able to draw on many years of experience to help clients reach their recovery goals, and abide by my professional codes of conduct and ethical practice at all times.

I am also a trained IAPT supervisor and an approved health provider for Vitality Health Insurance.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BABCP

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Fees

Cost: £55 - £65 per session (60min sessions)

Extras: Letters & report writing included in session costs.

Maps & Directions

Dudley, DY2

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

There is one small step at the main doorway. Car parking is avaliable.

Availability

Contact via email or telephone. Appointments are available on weekday evenings & on Saturdays.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults