Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT)
Amanda is a BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Practitioner with over 8 years experience.
As an Occupational Therapist and a CBT Practitioner, Amanda has significant experience of working with individuals with a variety of conditions both from within the NHS and from her own private practice.
Amanda works with individuals who have specific problems and who are seeking to change their negative thinking patterns, feelings and associated behaviours to enable them to deal differently with future situations.
CBT is a brief psychotherapy and Amanda normally sees clients for between 8 and 20 sessions. The aim of Amanda’s sessions is to teach clients skills and strategies and provide them with the tools to become their own therapist. Amanda works with clients with a variety of disorders including depression, panic disorder, social anxiety, body dymorphic disorder, self esteem issues, worry, OCD, phobias, PTSD, eating disorders and perfectionism.
Amanda believes CBT has a strong evidence base and is recommended by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) for depression and anxiety disorders.
Post Grad Diploma Advanced practice in CBT, University of Cumbria
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Supervisor Certificate
BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, University of Northumbria