Mike Ward - Reg. MBACP & Accred. NCS
I provide Professional and modern therapeutic approaches in Hampshire and Harley Street London. My main specialities are working with the whole spectrum of anxiety and depression, including trauma, ptsd, panic,general anxiety, social anxiety, negative thinking styles, depression and depressive symptoms. Using the latest principles of neuroscience and traditional therapeutic methods we combine the evidence and science for a brain & nervous system based therapy Please see www.hampshireanxietyclinic.co.uk for more detail and www.londonanxietyclinic.co.uk for my practice in Harley Street.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an experienced psychotherapist, NLP master practitioner and clinical hypnotherapist. I also have a BA (Hons) in therapeutic integrative counselling and continue to train each year. Adding to my portfolio I trained to a Certificate level in CBT, Trauma and PTSD, including EMDR, and recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Psychology at the University of Winchester, and am planning further academic training towards a Doctorate.
I belong to the relevant Professional Bodies and am registered with the BACP as a therapist and am accredited with the National Counselling Society.
As I work with a varied age group I hold a current DBS certificate and work with children, adults, couples and families.
I specialise in the structures and patterns of anxiety and have a specific and active interest in this field, please see my other web site www.hampshireanxietyclinic.co.uk and www.londonanxietyclinic.co.uk I keep myself up to date with the latest research including neuroscience and cognitive and behavioural psychotherapies. This information provides me with a continual and healthy approach to providing effective and modern therapeutic treatments for all my clients to help create the change and results you maybe looking for. I also specialise in Trauma, where I have vast knowledge and client experience of working within this particular field, and I provided Trauma consultancy work for a blue light emergency service. I work with the effects of combat, acute stress and ptsd, including violent crime, rape and childhood sexual abuse. Much of my learning and knowledge comes from working as a volunteer for nearly 10 years in an agency that provided therapy and crisis lines for clients who had or were experiencing domestic violence and sexual abuse.
My qualifications are:
- Graduate Certificate in Psychology
- BA (Hons) Intergrative Therapy and Counselling.
- Primary Advanced Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Trauma and PTSD.
- Neuro linguistic Programming - Master Practitioner and Coach.
- Clinical Hypnotherapy
- HND Diploma in Counselling skills.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Social anxiety
- Health anxiety
- Anticipatory anxiety
- Anxiety and depression
- Sitiuational Anxiety
- Fear of open spaces, spiders, heights.
- Fear of flying.
- Fear of birds
- Shyness and blushing
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Panic disorder
- Couples counselling
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
Photos & videos
Prior to any assessment and therapy, I provide a free 30 minute phone consultation for you to be able to explore how I can help you and ask questions that are important to you. You will become informed about the therapy process and what will work for you.
Fees are reviewed individually with all clients.
I also provide Professional Coaching, specialising in the functions of effective Leadership, Mediation and Executive communication. Sometimes this is just about reducing anxiety and stress within teams and developing resillience. Everything is designed to specifically work, focus and support you through the changes you find you want to make both personally or in your business and teams.
Referrals come to me from many sources, mainly by word of mouth, Doctors, Independant occupational health therapists, insurance companies, community mental health teams, youth charities, security professionals, private security firms and many different types of businesses. I am also invited to participate in work at both national and international levels.
For specific details about anxiety, symptoms and treatments please also visit my Harley Street Therapy practice in London www.londonanxietyclinic.co.uk and www.hampshireanxietyclinic.co.uk here you can access a free online anxiety questionnaire that helps you to determine the level of anxiety you may be experiencing.
Available for you is a free mp3 relaxation and wellbeing download that can also add to helping you reduce unwanted anxiety and begin to calm the mind, which is very useful in the process of therapy. This is available on either website.
I have recently started a blog, so please feel free to keep up to date with my latest blog posts here:
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm Saturday 8am to 4pm.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|