Effective Therapy

CBT Kingston

CBT Surbiton

Change Orientated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Qualifications and clinical experience

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I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist registered with the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy (BABCP). In addition I am an accredited Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapist with the Association of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (AREBT). I have completed the formal 3 part training course as an EMDR therapist run by EMDR Europe.

I have over 20 years experience of working in mental health. My core training as a Mental Health Nurse commenced in 1994. I completed my Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health Branch) in 1997 at Kingston University and St Georges Medical School gaining a distinction. My post graduate training was at Goldsmiths College University of London where I was awarded an MSc in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in 2003.

I have worked within Mental Health Services in the NHS since 1997 in both clinical and managerial roles. For the past 11 years I was working full time as a Senior CBT Therapist in the OCD/BDD Service at Springfield University Hospital,London. In addition to clinical work and supervising a range of staff I have been involved in the development of innovative assessment and treatment of Hoarding Disorder using closed treatment groups. A research paper is currently being written with publication aimed for later this year. I have also been involved in a range of training workshops and presentations including the BABCP Belfast Conference 2016 (poster presentation), Staywell Charity, SWLSTG Hoarding Masterclass, Westminster Council, Wandsworth Council, Amicus and London and Quadrant Housing Associations.