Michelle Hickmott

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Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I’m Michelle and I am a fully trained and accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapist with over 15 years experience working for NHS and privately in adult mental health.  I can offer both CBT and EMDR therapy sessions from my therapy room in NN5 as well as secure remote sessions via Microsoft Teams.

I offer treatment tailored to meet your goals and needs whilst being grounded in evidence based techniques as recommended by NICE guidelines for psychological difficulties.  Personally, I have always found it much easier to allow myself to be open, vulnerable and feel able to learn (and make mistakes) when I feel comfortable and at ease.  I therefore always strive to ensure our therapeutic sessions feel a safe and protected space to hold not only the difficulties you are experiencing but also you as an individual.  

I consider myself to be a warm and friendly person who will treat you with compassion, encourage your growth and allow for humour along the way.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc (Hons) in applied Psychology and Sociology
  • Post graduate diploma in Evidenced based Psychological Treatments
  • EMDR (Eye movement desensitisation reprocessing)
  • Trauma focused CBT top up training for CBT Therapists
  • Post graduate certificate in Low intensity interventions

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses and workshops including on modalities such as Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness.  Alongside additional training covering issues such as grief, insomnia, chronic pain and maternal / paternal mental health amongst many more.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies


£80.00 - £95.00

Additional information

Remote sessions are £80.00; face to face sessions are £95.00.

All sessions are 60 minutes unless agreed otherwise with yourself.  Appointments are also available in the evenings and at weekends.

Further information

I appreciate starting therapy can feel overwhelming and I believe having a positive therapeutic relationship is integral to making effective and long lasting change. To support you in taking this first step of your therapy journey, I offer a free 15 minute consultation to answer any questions you may have and to gauge a sense of how we could work together in order to help you make the best decision which is right for you.

Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Michelle Hickmott
Michelle Hickmott