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PG Dip. CBT, BABCP Accred

About me

My name is Simon and I am a cognitive behavioural therapist with full accreditation from the BABCP and a qualified psychosexual psychotherapist. I have extensive experience working with adults and teenagers with various problems in terms of complexity and severity. 

I am respectful, warm, open and flexible. I have always had very positive feedback from clients and love helping people find ways of improving their experience of life.

My main method of therapy is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). CBT is a collaborative process and an active therapy- what is discussed in sessions will need to be put into practice in your day-to-day life, where the majority of your recovery will take place.

CBT looks at what you are thinking and doing that might be contributing to your problems and looks at ways of intervening in order to elicit a different emotional outcome. Whilst the focus will be on what is happening in the present, I will help to create an individualized ‘formulation’ which will take into account your personal history and experiences. We will also look at what might have triggered off the current problems, what might be keeping them going, and what is likely to be most helpful in your recovery.

I also practice EMDR and draw on aspects of compassion focused therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, metacognitive therapy and mindfulness.

To get started, give me a call or send me an email and we can arrange an initial consultation. If we decide to continue, we can agree further sessions together and discuss what to expect from therapy.

I work privately on weekday evenings.

Training, qualifications & experience

I spent 5 years working at The Maudsley Hospital then 6 months as a community-based mental health nurse. During this time I studied for and gained a post-graduate diploma in CBT with distinction, from London Southbank University.

I also hold a post graduate diploma in Integrative Psychosexual Psychotherapy from the Centre for Psychosexual Health (London, 2021).

I have completed EMDR training (part 1) and am due to complete in July.

Working privately as a cognitive behavioural therapist since 2014.

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.


College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.

All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Gender, sexuality and relationship diversity.


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£80.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

Sessions are 50 minutes-1 hour and are £80 for individual sessions and £100 for couples.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Weekday evenings 5-9pm

Further information

I do online sessions using WhatsApp video, FaceTime or Zoom. It's easier and more effective than you may think.

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Key details

I do online sessions using WhatsApp video, FaceTime or Zoom. It's easier and more effective than you may think.

Simon Alexander Lyne

Simon Alexander Lyne