Tim has worked in psychological services since 2006 and has experience of working with a wide range of difficulties in adult mental and physical health. He qualified as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist from the University of Hull (2009-2010) and is a registered Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. Tim is also a trained practitioner in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and is a member of the EMDR Association, UK and Ireland. After his extensive experience as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Tim undertook a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2012 and qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2015.
Tim gained his experience of providing psychological therapy in the NHS, as well as supervising other health professionals and delivering teaching and training on psychological wellbeing. His clinical training and experience enable him to draw upon a range of therapeutic techniques, with his approach to therapy generally being underpinned by cognitive and behavioural principles, compassion-focused therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Some of the difficulties Tim has experience of working with include: anxiety and worry, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), low self-esteem or lack of confidence, social anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety about health, pain management, living with a long-term health condition, non-epileptic attacks, dissociation, phobias, depression and rumination, self-criticism, stress, fears related to death and dying, distressing thoughts and memories, relationship problems, anger, and addiction.