Are you struggling with any of the following?

Social anxiety
Excessive worrying
Low self esteem
Panic and anxiety attacks
Intrusive or worrysome thoughts
Generalised anxiety
The Physical symptoms of anxiety
Stress/ pressure
The psychological effects of being bullied

If so Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could be right for you. Lots of studies have shown that CBT is very effective for all of these issues.

What is CBT?

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave.

CBT is based on the concept that your thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and actions are interconnected, and that negative thoughts and feelings can trap you in a vicious cycle.

CBT aims to help you deal with overwhelming problems in a more positive way by breaking them down into smaller parts.

You’re shown how to change these negative patterns to improve the way you feel.

Unlike some other talking treatments, CBT deals with your current problems, rather than focusing on issues from your past.

It looks for practical ways to improve your state of mind on a daily basis.

Learn more about CBT


If you're ready to:

Feel calmer and more in control
Wake up ready to take on the day rather than dreading the day
Stop fighting a battle with your own body and mind
Start to fully enjoy all that you have and have achieved
Feel lighter and more peaceful
Learn practical tools and techniques to manage anxiety
Commit to doing things each day that will help your wellbeing

Then individual one to one CBT sessions will be perfect for you.



What next?

Use the contact page to book your completely free call. This call usually lasts between 30-45 mins. No commitment, no pressure just a chance to discuss whats been going on for you and whether any of the therapies I offer could help.If we agree that CBT is the best way forward it will look something like this:

Before our first session I’ll send you some questionnaire to help us identify the main issues we need to work through.

We’ll kick things off properly with an initial assessment chat for 60-90 minutes. I know that by the time you see me you’ve already been struggling for some time and you probably want to start feeling better ASAP, right? So I always try to work on some techniques to bring a little relief straight away.

We’ll spend the rest of the time working out what’s been going on and start to set up some treatment plans using my unique approach. It involves combining techniques from all of the areas of my expertise to produce powerful changes that are tailored to you and your circumstances.

If needed we may combine some therapies such as CBT with mindfulness or aspects of eye movement desensitisation and reprogramming (EMDR). Either way I always incorporate lots of practical tools, techniques and exercises into our sessions.


You can expect our individual sessions to look a bit like this:

Making sense of what’s been going on.
Why you? Why this problem? Why now?

Setting Goals.
Knowing what you’re aiming for is key. But whether you just want to learn some techniques to manage how you feel and get on with your life without anxiety interfering every day, or you want to know if there are some deeper issues that they need to heal, we’ll work through it together, focusing on what’s important for you.

Managing the physical effects of anxiety.
Anxiety affects us physically as well as mentally. It can have a huge impact, so if that sounds like you, then we will definitely be addressing this.

Taking back control.
A key part of what I do. Almost everyone I see is struggling with managing their thoughts. So if you’re fighting a battle with your own mind we’ll find a way to help you cope more effectively.

Managing any unhelpful behaviours caused by anxiety.
Anxiety can make us act in ways that don’t seem like the true us. It might be avoiding things you used to enjoy, doing things you’re not proud of, or even acting in ways that aren’t helpful or usual. We’ll get to the bottom of this to help you create new, positive habits. 

Learning to manage other people and external situations.
Unfortunately it’s a fact of life that you may find yourself surrounded by difficult individuals, toxic or stressful situations and life pressures. But we can develop some ways to manage these situations without overthinking, over stressing and triggering negative spirals. 

Talking about our problems and expressing our needs.
I know that those around you care and want to help, but I also know how hard it can be to speak about your feelings so you don’t feel like a burden. I can help you plan how to have a productive discussion about what you’re experiencing, how they can help you effectively and how to react when you feel at a crisis point. 

Self management strategies.
Before you finish our package we’ll talk about how you’re going to manage going forwards and what you can do if any similar issues arise in the future. 

Session round ups.
I understand it’s easy to forget everything we discuss in session so these round ups will keep you on track. Each one features a quick summary of our discussions, any key points that came up and directions for any tasks that you agreed to do. 

And that’s not all…

Outside of our sessions, I’m here for you. That means you get access to a whole range of resources, and of course, ME.

You will have access to all of my self help materials, worksheets, handouts and workbooks if needed and I can also make book recommendations if we think it’s right for you. I’m always on top of the key books around anxiety and trauma so I’ll point you in the right direction based on what we discuss. Much better than scrolling Amazon and reading all those reviews for hours on end, right?

Finally, you have my unwavering belief and faith in you. So if a problem crops up or you just want to ask a quick question shoot me over an email and I’ll do my best to answer within 24 hours. 

What people are saying about CBT with me


Real change


I’m on your team but I will also always be absolutely honest with you. 

So if you want something that can’t be done can’t be achieved or might take longer than our time together, I will tell you. If you’re doing things that are not helping or contributing to your recovery I will let you know. Because if we want to create change that lasts, we have to be honest with ourselves and each other. 

I’m dedicated to making sure you get the outcomes you want, which is why I don’t take on endless clients to fill the books. 

I only work with people that I know I can help and that I know have the ability to make changes. 


Each session and treatment plan is tailored to you, so without understanding the way you feel, or the specific issues you face it can be tricky to estimate the number of sessions you will need.

However, based on my experience, most people find that they need between 6-8 sessions to make a positive change in their life.


If you are interested in making a powerful change in your life, that lasts, we can either work together online via secure video link or at my Nottingham base – The Magnolia Therapy Centre, 354 Mansfield Road Carrington, NG5 2EF