What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT?
CBT refers to a range of techniques to help you change the way you think (cognitive) and what you do (behaviour). Rather than looking at past causes, it focuses on current problems and practical solutions to help you feel better now.
The way we think about situations affects the way we feel and behave. If we view a situation negatively, we may experience negative emotions and feelings which lead us to behave in an unhelpful way. Your therapist will help you identify and challenge any negative thinking so you can deal with situations better and behave in a more positive way
Rue is an experienced integrative counsellor working primarily with a person-centred approach to counselling whilst drawing from other theories and approaches to suit the clients needs, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Transactional Analysis (TA).
Deborah is a qualified Integrative Counsellor having completed a FdSC in Counselling with the University of Gloucester and is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Deborah’s career has been extensive, supporting Adults, Young People and Adolescents within a variety of roles and settings, as a Counsellor, Teacher, Mentor and Support Worker.
Peter - The Peterson Practice
My clinic sessions are designed to help reduce anxiety and provide a calm space for you to move positively forward. Solution Focused Hypnotherapy uses clinically proven, evidence based techniques of Hypnotherapy, NLP - Neuro Linguistic Programming and CBT - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, tailored to meet your needs. In a relatively short space of time, this approach can make significant life changes to resolve unwelcome habits and create positive thought patterns at a subconscious level.
Dr Katherine Baly
Katherine is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the NHS and charity sectors for the last fifteen years. Her background in adult mental health has provided her with specific skills in working with adults affected by low mood, depression and anxiety. She has a special interest in working with post-traumatic stress and is an Eye Movement and De-sensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist. She draws on a range of approaches whilst recognising the importance of the relationship between therapist and client.
I am a senior Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist covering the South Glos and North Bristol area. I am married with three grown up children. I first became interested in hypnotherapy when I visited a local hypnotherapist regarding weight loss some years ago and was absolutely blown away by the results that were achieved. I was inspired to find out more, and after much research, I decided to take a change in direction and train to become a hypnotherapist myself.