Dr Shomsi Khanom is a Chartered Specialist Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years experience of working in the National Health service. She works predominantly with adults across the life span with a range of presenting issues.
Dr Khanom is a highly skilled practitioner and has considerable experience in assessing and treating patients with various emotional difficulties. The following areas are some of the issues she could help you with:
- Depression or low mood
- Anxiety disorders
- Social anxiety or low self esteem and confidence
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- Health Anxiety
- Panic disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Eating Disorder
- Work related stress/bullying
- Interpersonal relationship difficulties
A tailor made approach is taken to treat each individual case. She is skilled in delivering modern psychological therapies to bring about effective change in order to help you take control of your life. Her aim is to promote your resilience and cultivate your personal inner strength to claim more of what you want from your life now. Treatment is flexible and there is the option of long or short term work to bring about effective change. Please contact her for an informal conversation and further assistance.
Dr Khanom is a highly skilled practitioner in delivering evidence based psychological treatment including:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
There are occasions when she may draw on an integrative approach, that is combining two psychological models if this is deemed helpful for the patient. For example, drawing on psychodynamic principles, attachment, systemic, humanistic and supportive psychotherapy.
Training, qualifications & experience
-Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology 2008
-Post Graduate qualification in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) in 2013
-British Psychological Society (BPS)-Chartered Clinical Psychologist. Chartered Psychologist status reflects the highest standard of psychological knowledge and expertise.
-Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The title Practitioner Psychologist can only be used by those registered with HCPC, an independent regulator set up in 2001. The HCPC only registers people who meet the standards it sets for training, professional skills, behaviour and health.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
Health and Care Professions Council
The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.
They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society
Areas of counselling I deal with
Dr Khanom is a registered provider with, AXA PPP, Bupa, Vitality, Aviva and Cigna. Please contact her to discuss fees.