I am a psychotherapist, specialising in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), compassion focused therapy (CFT) and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR). I am also a lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Salford.
I am co-author of the bestselling books The Kindness Workbook (Dr Elaine Beaumont & Dr Mary Welford) and The Compassionate Mind Workbook (Dr Chris Irons & Dr Elaine Beaumont).
My research explores the impact Compassionate Mind Training has on people working in the helping professions and on people who have experienced trauma. I provide workshops regarding mental health, compassion and wellbeing for The NHS and a variety of organisations and charities. My research has been presented worldwide.
I provide psychotherapy, bespoke professional training, supervision, consultation and workshops. I work with a variety of organisations who are passionate about offering supportive workplace environments that enhance staff wellbeing. I provide a range of services including: -
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), supervision, training and workshops.
I am a Europe Approved EMDR practitioner and I am accredited with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). I work with individuals suffering with various mental health needs including:
* Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
* Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
* Body Dysmorphic Disorder
* Anger Management
* Self esteem
* Eating Disorders
Like all UKCP registered psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors I can work with a wide range of issues, but here are some areas in which I have a special interest or additional experience.