Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
BSc, PGCert, MSc, PGDip in CBT
Enso rooms, Gloucester Road
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 has Provisional Accreditation with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BAPCP). This means she has met the stringent entry criteria and minimum training standards in cognitive behavioural therapy and is currently in the year following this recognition, after which Full Accreditation can be sought.
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.
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).