Tom believes that effective therapy is built upon the clients’ strengths and resilience, trust, and a good therapeutic relationship.Book a session
Tom offers a compassionate, attentive and sincere approach to working in partnership with his clients. His priority is to create a safe and trusting space that enables people to explore current difficulties and to make progress towards personally meaningful goals. His practice is tailored to reflect the unique experiences of each client, whilst referring to a biopsychosocial evidence-base. The main therapeutic approaches that Tom draws upon are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT). He has also received training in MANTRA, which stands for the Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults. Tom is a Clinical Psychologist accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK. Tom completed his clinical training at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, King’s College London, and the Maudsley Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. He has worked with people experiencing physical and psychological difficulties across the lifespan, from children through working age adults and older adults. Within the NHS, Tom has worked in highly specialist services for adults expericning eating disorders and apperance-related distress. He has also contributed psychological perspectives to one of the largest NHS weight management and bariatric surgery departments in the country. Tom has held various research positions in the UK and the Netherlands. He is passionate about increasing access to psychological therapies by delivering them online and has previously supported the development of new online treatments. Tom is research active and has published peer reviewed journal articles. Tom has a particular interest in working with people experiencing difficulties across the spectrum of eating disorders and obesity. He has a background of working alongside people with depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, unusual experiences and psychosis.