'A light to help you on your journey of health' Directors: Drs Martin & Sue Allbright
01684-893393 Complementary Health Centre

I am an experienced and Accredited (BABCP) Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Registered Mental Health Nurse. I have been privileged to work with many people, empowering them to gain the skills and strategies required to work through their problems using the CBT model. Research shows that the success of any Therapy experience is very much dependent on the quality of the therapeutic relationship. I believe I bring a non-judgemental, warm and kindly approach to sessions, ensuring you feel safe and supported as we work together.


I have 15 years of experience of working within the NHS, completing my Post Graduate Qualification in CBT in 2010. Alongside my individual work with Clients I have enjoyed devising and facilitating an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Group Programme (ACT) which continues to run across the County.


Following my decision to leave the NHS in 2018 I now work solely from the Beacon Clinic with individuals from 16 upwards. I also offer a Group Therapy Programme –


an 8 week Wellbeing Therapy Workshop held at the Beacon Clinic. Please see my website for more information and dates.


I am an experienced Clinical Supervisor both in the NHS and in Private Practice with a particular emphasis in what is called Third Wave CBT.


Qualifications


* Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy, University of Birmingham 2010


* Diploma of Higher Education (Nursing) Part 13 of Register RMN (Distinction) Pin No. 00E0415E, 2003


* Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Open University 1998


Experience


* 2003: Following completion of my Mental Health Nursing Diploma, I worked on an Acute Psychiatric Ward in Worcester, prior to moving to a Day Hospital setting, where I worked with people individually and in groups.


* 2006: Joined Primary Care Mental Health Service in Worcestershire as a Gateway Worker (this involved, mental health reviews, using CBT approach interventions and signposting for other Services).


* 2010 Completed Postgraduate Diploma in CBT at the University of Birmingham.


* 2011 Became an Accredited member of the BABCP (British Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists.


* 2010-2018 CBT Therapist within Worcestershire Healthy Minds, providing individual Therapy, Clinical Supervision and Group work, alongside my Private Clinical Practice from 2016.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has been recommended in the NICE Guidelines, (The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) for the following:


* Depression


* Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)


* Panic


* Phobia


* Health Anxiety


* Social Anxiety


* Generalised Anxiety Disorder or Excessive Worry


* Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


I have a strong interest and considerable experience in the following areas for which an ACT approach has been found to be particularly beneficial:


* Helping people manage their emotions


* Managing Stress


* Managing long term conditions eg Chronic Fatigue or Pain


* Building Self-Acceptance to boost Self Esteem


* Mood difficulties following bereavement of loved ones or pets


* Binge Eating

Bridget Maddison


Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist


BABCP Accredited Therapist


RMN Registered Mental Health Nurse NMC Registered


BA (Hons)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Accredited, Registered Mental Health Nurse


Fees


£65 per Session (1 hour, with 5 mins for endings)


Availability


Tues, Friday, Sat, mornings Weds afternoons


Telephone: 07752 199258


Email : contact@bridgetmaddisoncbt.co.uk


Website:

www.bridgetmaddisoncbt.co.uk


Facebook @bridgetmaddisoncbt






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