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Emily Zarkow

Professional Title:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist


BSc, PGCert, MSc, PGDip in CBT

Clinic Location:

Enso rooms, Gloucester Road

Client Groups:

Child & Adult


Emily is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. She graduated from Swansea University with a degree in Psychology in 2005. She went on to complete a primary teaching qualification in Oxford and then a masters degree in Health Psychology in Bristol. Emily has worked within NHS services for many years with both adults and children who experience a broad range of psychological difficulties.

In 2015 Emily undertook further study at the University of Oxford and graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Alongside her private practice, Emily works as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in Bristol for the charity ‘Off the Record’.

Emily holds an enhanced DBS check and is accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BAPCP). This means she has met stringent entry criteria and minimum training standards in cognitive behavioural therapy.

Areas of specialist interest

Emily is experienced in working with young people and adults who have mild to moderate difficulties with their mental health including depression and anxiety disorders such as OCD, health anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, panic, and PTSD. She has also worked within substance misuse settings with those experiencing problems with addiction.

Therapeutic approach

Emily believes that that trust and rapport is a vital part of building a solid base for therapy and a platform for change. She aims to cultivate an open, supportive and safe environment where client and therapist can explore and learn from experiences together. She incorporates elements of solution focussed therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness based techniques alongside Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

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Bristol Psychology Services specialises in matching clients seeking independent psychological assessment and therapy in the Bristol area with a network of highly qualified therapists working in private practice.

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