On-line therapy is offered using Skype, Zoom and other platforms as appropriate.
Dr. Joelle Brogan is a Chartered Psychologist, CBT therapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist.
Dr Marianne McGoldrick is a Chartered Psychologist and EMDR therapist.
Marianne is currently working in the NHS with clients who have experienced trauma or present with complex depression and anxiety disorders or psychosis. Her specialism is working with clients with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and complex trauma. After many years of working in the NHS, Joelle and Marianne are also experienced in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders including:
A fear or anxiety brought on by the presence of a particular situation or object.
A marked or intense fear or anxiety of social situations in which the individual may be scrutinised by others.
This is not a diagnosis but more of an attitude to oneself. It is a subjective evaluation of self worth.
The presence of obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are repetitive and persistent thoughts eg of contamination. Compulsions are rituals or repetitive behaviours performed in response to an obsession.
Recurrent and unexpected panic attacks. A panic attack is a surge of intense discomfort or fear peaking after a few minutes.
The presentation varies but may include fear-based re-experiencing of a traumatic event or negative and distressing thoughts about such an event or a combination of such features.
Joelle’s qualifications include a Doctorate in Psychology, a Postgraduate Diplomas in Humanistic Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, an MSc in Forensic Psychology, MSc in Health Psychology, and an MA in Developmental Psychology. She also holds a qualification in the use of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)
Marianne’s qualifications include a Doctorate in Psychology, an MSc in Psychology, an MA (Hons), and a Post-Graduate diploma in Counselling Psychology. She is also a qualified practitioner of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing).
Joelle and Marianne are registered with the British Psychological Society and the Health & Care Professions Council and hold provider recognition with AXA-PPP, Bupa, Aviva, pru health, WPA, and BCWA health insurers. Joelle is a fully accreditated cognitive behavioural psychotherapist with the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and Marianne is is a member of the EMDR Association UK and Ireland.
*The above descriptions do not constitute a diagnostic tool and we recommend that a formal assessment would be required to establish any mental health disorder. (for reference purposes these descriptions are based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Fifth Edition (2013) American Psychiatric Association.)