Kim McGuinness

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

PG Dip (CBT) RMN RGN NMC BABCP (Acced)

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Locations

5 Walnut tree way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 9BS

Professional Profile

My name is Kim and I am a fully qualified and BABCP accredited Psychotherapist, an IPT-UK accredited therapist; a qualified humanistic person-centred counsellor as well as an NMC registered Nurse (RMN/RGN) working with Think CBT in Colchester, Essex CO2. I also provide CBT online via Skype and video link.

I have a degree in health and social care and a PGCE in post compulsory education teaching psychology, health and social care and communication skills.

I have been working in mental health services for over 35 years in my capacity as a registered mental health nurse and Psychological Therapist. I have extensive work experience in general health care as a registered general nurse which has enabled me to fully understand the link between physical and psychological health and well-being. For this reason, I have a specialist interest in working with long term conditions.

My training and experience as a humanistic person-centred counsellor have enabled me to build an excellent therapeutic relationship when working with clients in all the approaches I offer.

Years of teaching developed the skill of differentiation which has made it possible for me to tailor my approach to meet the unique and individual needs of my clients.

I am a warm, approachable individual who works therapeutically to help you become the best version of who you are.

I aim to make those I support feel safe and secure and inspire them to make the changes they choose to make.

Specialisms

Abuse

Addictions

Anger

Anxiety

Depression

Health Anxiety

OCD

PTSD

Panic Disorder

Relationship Problems

Social Anxiety / Phobia

Specific Phobias

Work Related Stress

Therapies Offered

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Compassion Focused Therapy

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