Clinical Psychologist and EMDR therapist BSc, MSc, DClinPsy
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I am Dr Paul Barrett, Clinical Psychologist. I provide psychological therapy, training and consultation for adults (18+) and mental health teams for a wide range of mental health problems, including:
- Anxiety and stress,
- Difficulties with self-esteem
- Personality disorders/ complex trauma.
I have experience in working with clients with both short term, and longstanding difficulties, offering one off assessments, to longer term work.
I work mainly using Cognitive Behavioural and Therapy (CBT) and EMDR, but integrate other therapeutic models when required. This enables us to find a 'best fit' approach based on your individual needs and preferences. I am a qualified EMDR therapist (level 3 with EMDR europe accredited training), which is an evidence based approach for working with PTSD and other trauma related difficulties.
I offer a positive, non judgmental approach and work collaboratively with you to help understand your difficulties and find a positive way forward. Please look at my website for more details.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified Clinical Psychologist and EMDR therapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) with over 15 years experience working in NHS and private practice. My qualifications are:
- BSc (Hons) Psychology. University of York
- MSc Psychology. Open University.
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psych) University of Staffordshire and Keele
- Post graduate qualification in Systemic Practice (intermediate level)
- EMDR (level 3)
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£90.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
Initial telephone consultation (up to 15 minutes) - Free
Individual therapy - £90 per 50 minute session
Couples therapy - £110 per 50 minute session
When I work