IPlease note, I am no longer able to accept private referrals. I am a qualified Mental Health Nurse and accredited psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience in various mental health settings. I work in the NHS as the Highly specialist veterans lead for Swansea Bay health board, Veterans NHS Wales, https://www.veteranswales.co.uk/ offering evidence-based psychological treatment for military veterans with service-related mental health difficulties. Please contact Anna Smith: 01792 532967 for more information if you think you may be eligible for this service.
As a psychotherapist, I am trained in two psychotherapies;
I specialise primarily in trauma, including complex PTSD, PTSD, anxiety disorders and depression. Currently, I am completing my dissertation for the Masters in EMDR on veterans experience of EMDR for combat trauma. I am registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), being GDPR compliant. I recognise the importance of ensuring the continued availability of good quality therapy. I am the former chair for the South West Wales British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (SWWBABCP) and a former board trustee BABCP.
I offer workshops and training sessions on various topics, including CBT, Trauma and military mental health, and am a lay lecturer for Swansea University. I have also been involved in a clinical trial on treatment-resistant PTSD: https://www.traumaticstressresearch.co.uk/3mdr