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About me

My name is Lorna and I am a Clinical Psychologist. I specialise in helping adults with issues relating to anxiety, trauma, relationship insecurities and chronic pain. I am qualified to provide a number of evidence-based psychological therapies and I have extensive clinical and research experience. I am a chartered Clinical Psychologist and I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Are you feeling anxious, overwhelmed, or alone in your struggles? Perhaps you struggle with negative thoughts and feelings about yourself. Maybe relationships are difficult for you, or you find it hard to trust others.

I am trained to doctoral level and provide evidence-based psychological therapies for trauma and other mental health problems. I specialise in providing attachment-informed therapy, meaning that I place particular importance on the therapeutic relationship as a means of promoting therapeutic change. A transformative client-therapist relationship is reliant on the therapist's ability to be sensitive, non-threatening, accepting, and empathic.

I hope to provide a safe and confidential space for you to talk and overcome your difficulties at your own pace. If you have any questions or would like to go ahead and book a consultation, please do get in touch.  I look forward to connecting with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Clinical Psychologist, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and chartered by the British Psychological Society.

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Exeter)
  • PhD in Psychology (University of Southampton)
  • MSc in Research Methods in Psychology (University of Southampton)
  • BA Social Psychology (University of Sussex)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness

Fees

Additional information

Please contact me directly to inquire about my fees. I am currently registered as a healthcare provider with the following insurance companies and direct payment can usually be arranged between myself and these companies.

Aviva
AXA Health
Aetna
Healix
VitalityHealth

Further information

Please visit my website to find out more information about how I work.

20 Richmond Road
Exeter
Devon
EX4 4JA

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Dr Lorna Kerr Clinical Psychologist, HCPC Reg. BPS

Dr Lorna Kerr Clinical Psychologist, HCPC Reg. BPS