manchesterCBT was set up by David over 8 years ago. His vision was for a confidential and professional psychotherapy service to fit the needs of Manchester City Centre.
He has a post graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and is an accredited member of the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists (BABCP) and is governed by their rules and codes of ethics. Alongside the CBT he is trained in the use of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) a proven technique for dealing with traumatic memories and feelings. He is also a qualified mental health nurse.
David is a highly skilled Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist having over 20 years experience of clinical work both in the private sector (at the Priory North London) and in the NHS. Alongside his private consultancy he also works part of the time as a Lecturer on the MSc clinical training at the University of Chester. David’s clinical experience covers working with a range of psychological difficulties from more severe conditions (Depression, OCD, BDD, PTSD) to Phobias, Anxiety and Worry.
All the treatments and techniques used are based on up to date evidence based practice These are approaches that have been shown in clinical research to be effective (NICE Guidelines).