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Bhavna Desai

Councelling Psychologist
MSc
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What I can help with

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Happiness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Relationships
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Sleep
  • Panic
  • Bipolar
  • Self-esteem
  • Perfectionism
  • Personality disorders
  • Anger
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Acute Health Conditions
  • Long term health conditions
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Mindfulness and Stress
  • Grief and Bereavement

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

Approach

I believe that effective therapy draws on clients’ strengths and resilience, enabling them to move forward in life even when changes seem impossible and to maintain progress after therapy is completed. I have extensive experience of working with clients from a varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds with a range of psychological and emotional difficulties. I regard myself as a culturally sensitive practitioner.

Experience

Over the years, I worked in a variety of settings which include voluntary sector such as Victim Support, charity organization including Diabetes UK – formally known as British Diabetic Association, Private Psychiatric Hospital and in Primary and Secondary Services within the NHS. I believe I deliver high-quality, evidence-based therapy for people across a range of groups and emotional and psychological difficulties some of which include Low Self-Esteem, Depression, Post Natal Depression (PND), Anxiety Disorders, Emotion Regulation Difficulties, Trauma and PTSD, Sleep problems, Stress Management and burnout, Bulimia, Gambling Addiction and Mindfulness. Other more specialist difficulties I have experience of working with include Pain Management and health condition such as Diabetes.
I specialize in providing in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) which I apply in range of disorders. Furthermore, I a trained in Mindfulness Based approaches including Compassion Focus Therapy (CFT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). I have also be trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Therapy.

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