Rachel is BABCP accredited and specialises in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and EMDR for adults struggling with anxiety, mood and stress related difficulties. CBT is an evidence based treatment for these disorders, and due to its extensive evidence base, is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), as a first-line treatment for mental health illnesses. CBT is a type of talking treatment that focuses on how your thoughts, beliefs and attitudes may affect your feelings and behaviour. The treatment focuses on coping skills for dealing with different problems.
Rachel has over 12 years of experience of working with a variety of patient groups and in a range of clinical settings including the NHS and forensic settings.
Rachel has experience of working with individuals with a range of mental health difficulties, working with both adults and adolescents, she is able to draw upon a broad range of knowledge to help clients build awareness and develop skills to manage a range of emotional difficulties.
Rachel has special interest areas focusing on complex trauma, perinatal mental health care, CBT for psychosis and further training in individual and group supervision of practitioners.
Rachel has also delivered workshops which focus on building awareness around mental health needs and practitioner burn-out.
Rachel currently works with individuals in an acute setting experiencing a variety of mood disorders such as depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, social phobia and post-traumatic stress disorder. She also works with complex and acute disorders such as bipolar, psychosis and complex trauma.
Training, qualifications & experience
- EMDR trained with EMDR Europe
- Msc Forensic Psychology and Crime
- Postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy supervision skills
- Post graduate certificate in low intensity interventions in mental health
- Post graduate conversion diploma in psychology
- Bsc Psychology and Criminology
Supervision of mental health practitioners (improving access to psychological therapies IAPT)
Adapting clinical practice for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with long term conditions
Attachment focused EMDR
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Complex trauma
- Long term conditions
£80.00 per session
Please contact directly regarding finances if you require needs based fees
CBT session : £80
EMDR session: £85
Monday evening - currently fully booked Sept 2021
Friday morning and afternoon - space available
There is no parking available on site but there is a local pay and display car park at white horse lane