Thinking of starting therapy but holding back? Check out common barrier beliefs & overcoming these
By Jaya Chand (work experience student) & Dr Laura Keyes (Clinical Psychologist) Belief barriers to starting therapy Thinking of starting therapy but something holding you back? Check out some common beliefs that tend to get in the way, along with some of our thoughts on how to move past these... 1: ‘I haven’t got time to go therapy!.’ It is so key to take time out for yourself and prioritise your wellbeing. Although it may seem as though you can’t fit in the time and everyth
Congratulations to Dr Abi Methley on her new book!
Dr Abi Methley, Clinical Psychologist has been busy. She is co-editor of a new book just out about working with people with brain injuries. This focuses on using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), an approach that helps people to increase their psychological flexibility in difficult circumstances. ACT can help people to embrace their thoughts/feelings, rather than feel guilty or fight with them. It has a good evidence base for a range of psychological difficulties. The
Recent feedback from our clients for remote sessions
We love hearing from our clients to understand what they got from sessions with us. Here are 3 recent testimonials for Laura, Abi & Charlotte. These were all therapy delivered remotely via ZOOM. We are really reassured that our clients are finding remote sessions working so well for them.
Our series: Therapies explained
No less than 11 therapies on offer within our team! With thanks to Hannah Noble, our work experience student, for putting these great summaries together to showcase the therapies on offer. With thanks to Hannah Noble, our work experience student for putting these great summaries of the different therapies we offer together...
Meet our Team in 2021
Here are all our therapists as we have expanded our services in the past year. As well as Clinical Psychologists we are now joined by Freena, our Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology who specialises in executive functioning difficulties and parenting issues. And now Dr Sharanjit Kandola, our Counselling Psychologist who specialises in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic and humanistic therapies. Such a lovely team to be working with! If you would like to bo
The Cognitive Analytic approach to relationship difficulties
The cognitive analytic approach (also called Cognitive Analytic Therapy or 'CAT' for short) can support people looking to understand & improve their inter-personal relationships with others. This collaborative approach looks at the way you think, feel and act, where these patterns have come from, and how they might be being maintained in your life and relationships. Within our team we are lucky to have Dr Lynsey Kelly, Clinical Psychologist, specialising in the Cognitive Anal