Natalie Perkins - Chartered Counselling Psychologist (Counselling , Psychotherapy and CBT)
Natalie is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is also a registered Psychologist Practitioner with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She offers psychological consultations, short term, long term and open ended counselling, psychotherapy and CBT.
She completed her therapeutic training at the University of Roehampton, and holds an Masters and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology. She also has a degree in Psychology. Natalie’s main way of working is Integratively, whereby she draws upon a range of therapeutic principles and techniques to empower individuals to face and overcome their difficulties. Natalie tailors her approach to suit the unique needs of the individual. She also provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy.
Natalie aims to create a warm, accepting and supportive environment whereby individuals can feel safe to explore their concerns and gain self-insight. Natalie helps her clients to find new ways of dealing with painful or distressing feelings, situations and difficulties.
Natalie specialises working therapeutically with individuals experiencing a variety of emotional and behavioural issues. Some of the issues she works with include: depression, anxiety, phobias, obsessions and compulsions, post-traumatic stress, relationship issues, work/study stress, traumatic/negative childhood experiences, sleep problems, bereavement, cultural and identity issues.
She has over 15 years’ experience working in mental health and has worked across a wide variety of services. These include several NHS Trusts within GP surgeries, Health Centres and Community Mental Health Teams. She has also worked within University Counselling Services.
In addition, Natalie currently provides psychological consultations and therapeutic treatment to Rehabilitation Organisations, Private Companies and independent Occupational Health Services. She is also a registered Specialist Practitioner to provide psychological therapy for Aviva, AXA PPP, PruHealth, WPA and Simply Health. She also provides Supervision and Personal Therapy to trainees on accredited counselling courses.
Alongside her counselling work, Natalie also works for colleges and universities supporting and mentoring students who are currently experiencing a range of physical, emotional and psychological difficulties.
To make a booking with Natalie use the online booking button below or call Natalie on 07947 741966