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Chartered Clinical Psychologist EMDR UK & Europe Accredited

About me

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with 20+ years of experience within the NHS and for the Military. I have a successful independent practice and really enjoy my work. I am passionate about helping clients move towards change, psychological health and wellbeing.  I have experience in working with a range of difficulties and am a specialist in the area of intense anxiety, burnout and trauma. I can help you find freedom from experiences, thoughts and feelings that are limiting you, and move towards a life that feels in line with who you are and want to be. My ethos is to help you to learn about how your unique brain works, to feel connected again, both to yourself and to others, and to enjoy, love and laugh again. Change is always possible.

I work from a trauma informed model and draw on my extensive training and experience in psychology and coaching to find the best and most helpful way forward for you. I am an Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) accredited clinician and also draw on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) models to support my clients.

If you are ready to make changes, please give me a call and let’s see how we can work together. I am committed to helping you move in the direction you feel you need right now. Get in touch and let's see how I might be able to help you. Or if a call feels too daunting, email me and I will respond to you as soon as I can.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and I hold a Doctoral qualification in Clinical Psychology and have 20+ years clinical experience of a range of assessment and treatment approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy  (EMDR) and longer term psychotherapy work.

I am a full member of the Health Professions Council (HCPC) and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). I also hold membership with the Association of Clinical Psychology (ACP), and I am an Accredited EMDR Practitioner and Member of EMDR UK and EUROPE

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HCPC

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Fees

£150.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • WPA

Additional information

Please contact me for an informal discussion about your difficulties, concerns or worries and I would be happy to talk to you on the phone or via email about how I may be able to help.

When I work

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Further information

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL9

Type of session

Online
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Types of client

Young people
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Key details

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Online platforms

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Supervision

Online

Supervision offered on an individual or group basis.

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