Michael Gillingham Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
I am both an Accredited CBT therapist (BABCP accredited since 1999) and a Registered Mental Health nurse providing effective treatments for Anxiety, Phobias, Agoraphobia, Panic, OCD, Worry, Stress, Depression (mild to moderate), IBS, Insomnia, CFS, Chronic Pain and PTSD, etc.
I run three clinics across Shropshire in both Shrewsbury and Telford and can offer an out of hours service.
Training, qualifications & experience
I possess the following qualifications:
MSc CBT - BA(Hons) Adult Behavioural Psychotherapy - ENB650 - Specialist Practitioner Mental Health (NMC) - RMN
I have worked as a BABCP accredited CBT psychotherapist since 1999 and possess a Masters in CBT and a BA(Hons) in Adult Behavioural Psychotherapy. Upon completing my training as a Registered Mental Nurse (1995) I began working as a nurse counsellor in a busy day hospital before completing a specialised 18 month full-time CBT course (BAHons) at Sheffield Hallam University in 1998.
In 2003, I obtained a MSc in CBT from Derby University before setting up in private practice shortly afterwards. I went on to found what was to become a very large and successful mental health rehabilitation company acting as its Clinical Director for 14 years before returning back to private practice.
I have expertise in delivering CBT for many disorders and have a particular interest in the treatment of Depression and Anxiety.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation anxiety
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Therapy sessions are £75 per hour. I am a registered service provider with the following health insurance companies:
AVIVA - AXA PPP - BUPA - CIGNA - VITALITY
I have two clinics in Shrewsbury: Radbrook Green Surgery - Ryminster Health Battlefield and one clinic in Newport Shropshire (all of which have ample free parking).
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
available at various time slots across the week
Types of client