Dr James Davies qualified as an adult psychotherapist in 2006. For over 20 years he has worked in various mental health settings as a psychotherapist, researcher and university lecturer, including in the NHS and for Mind. He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford. He is an internationally respected bestselling author, having written four books on issues relating to psychotherapy, psychological distress and psychiatry. James is a skilled Psychotherapist and an accredited member of the United Kingdom Council for Counselling and Psychotherapy (UKCP). He works with a range of emotional problems including depression, anxiety, work-related stress, self harm, relationship difficulties, issues with self-esteem and self-value, eating problems, panic, anger, eating issues, traumatic experiences, abuse, psychosis and bipolar. He provides both short and long-term therapy. James is an educator and has been an adviser to the UK Government & Public Health England. He co-founded the All Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence and has worked closely with all the major psychotherapy accrediting bodies (including BACP, UKPC and the British Psychological Society). As Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Roehampton, James has also taught, supervised and trained psychological therapists for over 10 years at both masters and doctoral levels. James is highly committed to his psychotherapeutic work, and offers a warm, non-judgemental and confidential therapeutic environment. His psychotherapeutic approach is integrative, drawing upon humanistic and psychodynamic traditions. He works collaboratively and empathetically with all his clients to ensure that psychotherapy meets their unique needs.