Category Archives: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Ten Years On… The development, role & future of the Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology (CAAP)

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Moodkit Mood Improvement Tools iPhone app review

This app has some smart graphics and has a lot of good written content. The authors have also included a lot of background information about the contents, and the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approach of this app. Each of the four main tools has a comprehensive outline, with perhaps overly detailed instructions for how to […]

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CBT Apps for iPhone

As part of a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approach, it is quite usual for a therapist to suggest homework exercises for a client to undertake between sessions. In order to support some of these you can get smart phone app – to remind you, make it more fun or interesting, and to make sure that […]

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Beating the Blues – computerised CBT

In the past I have worked within services which have been able to provide computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (cCBT). I supported individuals who had completed the eight sessions of the ‘Beating the Blues‘ course for anxiety and depression. It’s my understanding, based on the recommendations of NICE guidelines, that this method of delivering Cognitive Behaviour […]

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Online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) via Skype

In order to increase the accessibility and availability of psychological therapies, it is my intention to offer my clients the option of having sessions of online Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) via Skype. There is an increasing trend towards providing psychological therapy services that are more convenient to access and more efficient to deliver. I believe […]

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What is Cognitive Therapy?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a a combined and complimentary approach which incorporates elements of Cognitive Therapy, which looks primarily at thoughts, and Behavioural Therapy, which focuses on actions. Cognitive Therapy aims to maintain rational and balanced thinking. In doing so, irrational thoughts, negative thoughts or biased thoughts are deliberately and systematically identified using a […]

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Private CBT

Accessing private Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) means you deal directly with your therapist – there is no need for a referral to be made from your GP, and, at least at the moment, I have no waiting list for private CBT clients. Waiting times for accessing psychological therapies can be up to a year in […]

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) – YouTube Playlist

Often it is difficult to describe what Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) looks like or consists of. Especially when each person is different, and may benefit from different approaches and strategies. You may wonder what a therapist looks like, what their room is like, and what therapy or CBT sessions may involve. Sometimes the best way […]

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About me

I offer Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for common mental health problems. Most often I see people who are experiencing problems with anxiety, depression or low mood, panic, phobias, sleep problems, obsessions and compulsions (OCD), anger problems or stress. I’m a Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology, trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). I’ve also authored some […]

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Did you turn the gas off?

Sometimes in life we experience moments of uncertainty. Times when we cannot definitely be sure of something. There might be some element of doubt that creeps into our mind, even when it’s an every-day task. Did I turn the gas off properly? Were all the electrical sockets switched off before we left? Did I lock […]

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