Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
MSc in Forensic Psychology.
BSc in Psychology with Criminology
Alexandra is a Chartered member of the BPS and registered Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC. She has many years experience working within the NHS and private sector across a wide range of settings. Alexandra has also worked within the New Zealand Department of Corrections and mental health services. She has worked with adults, young people, children and families with a range of emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Alexandra is an integrative practitioner who tailors treatment to a clients personal values, beliefs and goals. She has a particular interest in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and has received additional training in schema focused therapy, motivational interviewing, family focused therapy and solution focused therapy.
Alexandra is compassionate and non-judgemental in her approach. She creates a therapeutic environment where people feel safe to explore and understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Alexandra has experience working with;
Low Self Esteem/Low Self Confidence
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Stress (including work related stressors)
Traumatic Life Experiences
Post natal anxiety/depression
Alexandra also has a background in sport and has recently completed workshops with different sporting teams/clubs focusing on developing mindset within a sporting environment and goal setting.
Alexandra’s additional training inckudes;
Family Therapy Training
Self Harm and suicide
Enhanced CBT for Eating Disorders
CBT for Depression
CBT for Obsessions
CBT for Generalised Anxiety Disorder
Schema Focused Therapy
Group Work Skills