Susana Oppey - Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Childhood bullying
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
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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.
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
Type of session
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I can offer week days and weekend sessions. I can offer early morning and evening appointments.
Types of client
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