Wendy Castelino

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CBT Therapist BABCP, EMDR, ACT, CFT, Mindfulness, Confidence
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Desborough, Northamptonshire, NN14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Having been qualified as a therapist for over thirty years, I am passionate about the therapy service I offer.  I can work face to face or remotely if you prefer.  I specialise in supporting people with anxiety, depression, stress or trauma.  I have worked with thousands of people over the years and believe passionately in the service I offer.  I ensure that I treat everyone as an individual who has unique problems and need an individual plan to help you to overcome your problems. 

In addition I am an accredited EMDR therapist and specialise in trauma-based problems and anxiety.  Having used EMDR for over eight years, the experience in the therapy session can be a transformational experience.  Please contact me if you want more details. 

I am aware of the cost of individual therapy so I have developed some online resources based on the knowledge and skills I have developed over thirty years.  The courses are short, easy to follow, practical suggestions and designed from 12 years to adult.  They have hours of content helping you to build your skills.

In addition you can become a member for free on the website and have access to free resources which are tips and tricks to help you to improve your well being. 

Why not try a one day intensive?  The benefits of this is that you can make rapid progress in your journey in one day.  There is a structure to the day where you go through an assessment of your current problem, effective coping strategies and techniques to better manage your symptoms.  You also have a strategy on how to maintain your mental health in the future.  There is also an opportunity to work on trauma symptoms if needed.  You can also have individual recordings of strategies to help you to maintain your progress.  Please call email me at w.castelino@hotmail.com if this is something you are interested in. 

I am trained in CBT but also therapies such as Compassion Focussed Therapy, (CFT)  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Mindfulness and EMDR (which is a therapy specifically designed for trauma.)

Compassion Focussed Therapy was initially devised by Paul Gilbert OBE. It is particularly useful for stress, anxiety and if your are your worse critic.  The approach combines neuroscience, CBT techniques and how to be kinder to yourself and to have more courage. 

I specialise in overcoming Anxiety, Depression, trauma and building your self confidence and resilience in overcoming challenges. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Thirty years experience as a therapist, specialising in anxiety, depression, trauma and low self esteem. 

Accredited by the BABCP for 11 years

Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Qualification in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Accredited EMDR Therapist 

Accredited Acceptance and Commitment Therapist

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Qualified therapist in Emotional Change Therapy

MA in Mental Health Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Dramatherapy

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies


£95.00 - £110.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

I offer online courses for a small fee of £10 which may really benefit people on a budget.  These courses contain hours of therapy created from my own experience from being a therapist for over thirty years.  They are easy to follow and can be understood from a person from 12 years old.  

In addition you can become a member for free on my website on www.wendyc.team where you can access free resources.  The benefit is that you can access information on understanding your problems much better for absolutely free. 

Regards Wendy

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am also available some Saturdays - but this tends to be more in the winter months. 

Further information

For a free consultation please contact me on my e mail to schedule a meeting on wendy.castelino@gmail.com.

Desborough, Northamptonshire, NN14

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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It is possible to provide therapy for wheelchair users in Desborough.

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Wendy Castelino
Wendy Castelino