Susana Oppey - Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Susana Oppey - Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Maidstone
ME14 1HH

Maidstone
Kent
ME15

01622 394327 / 07506092057

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About me

I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist accredited with the BABCP. I have been working in the mental health field for over 13 years. 

I have experience working with a wide range of mental health problems. I work with adults, older adults and young people of over 16 years.

How can I help you?

My approach is collaborative using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) models to help you better understand how your difficulties are developed and maintained.

I work with you to find more helpful ways of coping with the difficulties. I work together with you to address your difficulties in a way that gives you the skills to help you deal with further difficulties that you may encounter in life.

I have a special interest in working with anxiety disorders including; post-traumatic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder

I also work with social anxiety, generalized anxiety and health anxiety. I have a lot of experience in working with depression with very good outcomes.

I also work with psychosexual difficulties using a CBT approach.  

I have experience in working within the NHS in a Secondary Mental Health Service. I also work as a CBT therapist within an NHS Psychotherapy service which is part of the Primary Health Service.

I practice in Maidstone and surrounding areas.

Start the change today by contacting me either by text or call on 07506 092057 or click here to send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I hold a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy  (2015).
  • My professional background is in Mental Health Nursing; BSc Mental Health Nursing (2007) and later completed an MSc in Advanced Practice Mental Health Nursing (2014).
  • I also completed an accredited course in compassionate focused therapy in 2016.
  • I attend conferences and continuing professional development programmes to update my knowledge in line with the current evidence base.

Member organisations

BABCP

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Fees

One to one - £60.00 per session.

(I can offer reduced fees for those on low incomes).

Please call me on 07506 092057 or click here to send me an email.

Further information

I have ample experience of working with clients presenting with a range of mental health difficulties, using CBT as my main treatment approach. I have over twelve years of experience as a mental health practitioner. Eight years working as a mental health nurse (full-time) and about three years working as a CBT therapist full-time practitioner. I currently work as a CBT therapist and counsellor offering private practice three days a week whilst I work in the NHS.

I have experience in treating a range of psychological difficulties including depression, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, health anxiety, Specific phobias, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder and low self-esteem. I also have special interest in treating psychosexual difficulties using CBT approaches. I have experience in working with clients who are struggling with work-related stress, relationship difficulties, anger issues and chronic pain from long term conditions. I have worked successfully with clients who were struggling with grief and loss, guilt and shame, sexual and other forms of abuse.

In my psychotherapy and counselling work, I aim to inspire hope in those struggling with mental health issues and looking for therapy specifically tailored to their needs. I offer individualised interventions that explore more helpful strategies with clients to enable them to cope with what can be confusing and overwhelming situations.

Maps & Directions

Maidstone, ME14 1HH
Maidstone, ME15

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

I can offer week days and weekend sessions. I can offer early morning and evening appointments.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme