Psychological Therapy

Specialising in

Anxiety Conditions: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (G.A.D), Panic attacks, Phobias & Fears, compulsive worrying, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (O.C.D).

Trauma & PTSD: Post traumatic stress disorder (P.T.S.D), adverse childhood experiences, traumatic bereavement, traumatic events, abuse, complex trauma histories, assault, accidents, adjustment disorder.

Eating Distress: Compulsive overeating, Binge Eating, Disordered Eating.

Stress & Burnout: Acute Stress Disorder, self harm, overwhelm, emotional / psychological exhaustion, work related / workplace difficulties, workplace bullying.

Relationship difficulties: understanding conflicts, improving couple relationships, understanding & managing relationships

Relationship with the self: self esteem, self criticism, self-confidence, self harm.

Mind – Body issues: IBS, unexplained medical symptoms (eg. pain), unexplained infertility.


Include AdultsCouples  and Teens (16 years upwards) from all walks of life and ability as well as those from diverse cultural, religious, gender and sexual identity backgrounds.

Therapeutic technique/s used

Therapy is tailored to suit each individual, no one size fits all. I use a mixture of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), CBT for Trauma, Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD, Mindfulness approaches, Compassion Focused Therapy, Transactional Analysis (TA), Analytical & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Positive Psychology, applied neuroscience, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Single Session & One at a time (OAAT) Techniques, Neuro linguistic programming (NLP), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), The Rewind Technique, Time Line Therapy & Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma and phobias.

Melanie Phelps

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