Maggie Cole

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CBT / Consultant EMDR therapist. Bsc(hons)BA(hons)Pg DIp (CBT)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and an Accredited Consultant in Eye Movement  Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapist.Accredited Consultants are accredited Practitioners who have received further training and supervision as well as having extensive experience in the practice of EMDR. They are qualified to supervise EMDR therapists who are working towards becoming accredited Practitioners and Consultants.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 21 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.

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 Consultant in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapist .

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.


Additional information

Between £60-£85 an hour

When I work

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 .

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.

Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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In person

I am a Clinical Supervisor / Consultant in EMDR and can supervise other therapists working towards accreditation as a practitioner or Consultant in EMDR .

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Maggie Cole
Maggie Cole