Dr Laura Blundell
Clinical PsychologistBook a session
What I can help with
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Social Anxiety
- Personality difficulties
- Adjustment Disorder
- Couple Work
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Compassion Focused Therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
- Mindfulness Based Interventions
- Mentalisation Based Therapy
- Systemic Therapy
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Dr Laura Blundell is a warm, compassionate and open-minded clinician who works collaboratively with her clients to identify and build on strengths, values and resources whilst working towards positive change. Her approach is to create an ethos of thoughtfulness and curiosity, to learn about and adapt to the changing needs of the individuals she works with.
Dr Laura Blundell has over 8 years’ experience within the NHS and private practice. She is a competent clinician trained in a variety of evidenced based psychological approaches for a diverse range of psychological and emotional difficulties. Some of the difficulties she has treated include PTSD, OCD, Depression, Panic Disorder, Anxiety, and Personality Difficulties. Furthermore, she specialises in offering psychological therapies for the treatment of PTSD and Trauma and draws upon therapeutic modalities of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and EMDR. Dr Blundell is also interested and experienced in utilising psychological approaches such as Compassion Focused Therapy and Acceptance Based Therapy.
Within the NHS Dr Laura Blundell is a senior psychological therapist leading on the provision of psychological therapies in forensic settings trust-wide for Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Here and in previous roles working in community and adult mental health settings her core duties have included the assessment and treatment of individuals who have suffered severe and complex trauma. Dr Blundell has completed post-doctoral training in trauma focused therapies including EMDR and a trauma informed approach guides every aspect of the services she now leads. Her aim of trauma informed care is to develop an understanding of what has happened to a person rather than what is wrong with them and explore the impact of experiences on their lives.