John has been a Consultant Clinical Psychologist across both independent and NHS services since 2007, and he has worked in mental health for 20 years. He is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is both an Associate Fellow and Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is also an accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist (CAT) and supervisor with ACAT and he is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Associate Fellow and a Registered Applied Psychology Practice Supervisor within the British Psychological Society.
John has trained in a number of differing therapies, such CAT, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). These different therapies allow John to provide specialist psychotherapies for such difficulties as eating disorders, relationship difficulties, trauma (both childhood and adult trauma), anxiety, depression and work stress. This list is not exhaustive and he does invite contact to discuss your needs.
Away from his private practice, John is the Clinical Director of the South Wales Clinical Psychology Training Programme at Cardiff University. He is also an active academic and researcher in clinical psychology and he has published over 50 research papers in peer reviewed journals and published a book, Eating and its Disorders with Wiley in 2012. He has given talks at various international conferences, including the prestigious World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (WCBCT) and the European Council of Eating Disorders (ECED). He regularly lecturers at various Universities and supervises both clinical psychology trainees and CAT trainees.