Dr Kirsty Man
Counselling psychologist & CBT Therapist
What I can help with
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Social Anxiety
- Grief and Bereavement
- Professional Burnout
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
- Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy
- Person Centred Therapy
Kirsty has strong values in working collaboratively and creatively with each individual. By following this philosophy, Kirsty has found clients to experience the most benefit from therapy and improvement in their overall mental health and wellbeing. Her aim is to help clients to achieve their therapeutic goals and to feel empowered so they build upon their inner resilience to manage their distress in the long term. Her specialist area of interest is in LGBTQ+ and ethnic minority-related issues. She is aware of the challenges that can come with issues around sexuality, gender, ethnic identity including discrimination, rejection and victimisation, all of which can have a detrimental impact on wellbeing including emotional and mental health. She continually strives towards being an effective, compassionate and culturally-sensitive psychological practitioner. She works with people who are 18 and above. She abides by the professional and ethical standards recommended by both BABCP and HCPC. She has full professional indemnity and current DBS clearance.
Kirsty is a fully qualified and accredited counselling psychologist, cognitive behavioural therapist and EMDR therapist. She has worked within the NHS for over 10 years where she assesses and provides CBT/EMDR and counselling-based treatment for a variety of client groups experiencing mental health issues and long-term health conditions ranging in complexity and severity. She is highly experienced in providing CBT treatment to work with mental health difficulties such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Perfectionism, Depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, health related anxiety, stress management, phobias, low self-esteem and grief and loss.