Maggie Cole. CBT and EMDR therapist.DIp (HE) Bsc(hons)BA(hons)Pg DIp (CBT)

Maggie Cole. CBT and EMDR therapist.DIp (HE) Bsc(hons)BA(hons)Pg DIp (CBT)


07500 846059

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About me

I am a qualified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and an Accredited Eye Movement  Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapist. Both Therapies are recognised by the National Institute for  Care Excellence for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and for a range of anxiety and mood disorders as well as trauma. I am also a qualified nurse with 15 years experience in mental  health working with severe mental illness and depression and anxiety. I am also able to offer EMDR supervision to other clinicians who have participated in the training I am also a consultant in training.

As a therapist I work with:

  • post traumatic stress disorder
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • trauma
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • health anxiety
  • social anxiety
  • and phobia as well as psychosis.

I work in collaborative way with my clients working toward the goals they set. Many therapists will offer CBT however do not have a formal qualification in CBT. My formal qualification was obtained from Oxford University renowned all over the world as a centre of excellence.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dip He(RN)Mental Health Nursing
Bsc (Hons) Psychosocial Interventions in the Management of Psychosis.
BA(Hons) Mental Health Studies
PG Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Oxford)
Accredited Practitioner in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing/Consultant in training

Member organisations

EMDR UK & Ireland

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Adjustment reactions, childhood sexual abuse, performance anxiety.I also offer supervision in EMDR therapy to clinicians who have done this training with an accredited training organisation .I also offer CBT for people with sleep problems and insomnia.


Between £60-£70 an hour

Further information

As well as my therapy skills I have extensive knowledge of mental health. I still work in mental health and currently work with the military and understand the distinct needs of the military population, the language they use and the occupational grading structure.

Maps & Directions

Portsmouth, PO6

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I offer appointments in the evenings and at weekends to suit peoples work commitments.Additionally I offer EMDR supervision to clinicians who are trained in EMDR .

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme