Karen Kirby

As an Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist my speciality is delivery of CBT and EMDR, holding over 20 years of experience within both the primary and secondary mental health sector.

I offer CBT and EMDR for a wide range of anxiety and mood related problems. Until recently I combined this role with leading an NHS team of psychotherapists that attained positive national recognition, delivering a variety of NICE recommended treatments for common mental health problems.

ACCREDITATION ORGANISATIONS

BABCP, HCPC

QUALIFICATION AND TRAINING

  • Post Graduate Diploma in High Intensity Psychological Interventions (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Psychoanalysis Psychotherapy (CBASP)
  • BTEC Certificate in Counselling
  • Diploma in Higher Education in Social Work (DipSW)
  • Mental Health Social Work Award (Approved Social Work)

CLIENT GROUP

I work with Adults & Young People.

VALUES

I believe that people should be able to safely explore difficulties within a comfortable environment with a therapist who is understanding, respectful and non-judgemental. The relationship between the therapist and client is fundamental to the recovery process.

TREATMENT FOCUS

Depression or low mood – Grief – Anxiety and Panic Attacks – Stress – Worry – Agoraphobia – Panic – OCD – Health Anxiety – Social Anxiety – PTSD – Trauma – Phobias – Self Esteem – Sleep Problems – Eating Problems – Habit Disorders e.g. hair pulling, skin picking.

FEE'S & PAYMENTS

Please enquire

AVAILABILITY

  • Tuesday 09:00am – 18:00pm
  • Wednesday 09:00am – 18:00pm
  • Thursday 09:00am – 18:00pm

Other days / times may be available please enquire.