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Dr Libby Erin

I am an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist working predominantly with children and families. I work in independent practice alongside my NHS role where I currently work with children who are looked after (e.g. in foster care) in Cardiff and the Vale. I have been working in the NHS for over 10 years.

I am passionate about the emotional well-being of young people and I provide assessment and therapy for a wide range of difficulties including low mood, anxiety, stress, relationship and family problems.

I am interested in systemic and attachment psychology models but have wide ranging influences as I have previously worked in CAMHS, schools and social services.

Dr John Fox

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.

Susan Hoddell

Sue has extensive experience of working with people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and with Autistic spectrum disorder. as well as being a clinical psychologist she is a fully qualified family therapist and uses a wide range or therapeutic tools to help individuals, couples and families address and resolve their problems. her approach uses the skills and resilience of the individuals to make the therapy a partnership and to help people to take on board the skills they need to help themselves.

She also works with people who are considering making an Advanced Decision (living will), helping them to think about the what they may want to include or address in the document and how they might discuss and share this with family and friends.

Dr Hazel Barker

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who works both privately and in the NHS. I offer assessment, psychological formulation and interventions for a range of difficulties such as anxiety, low mood, OCD, binge eating, low self-esteem and post trauma related experiences. I have a special interest in weight management, the psychological impact of physical health problems and childhood trauma. I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and also use other psychological approaches as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focussed Therapy, Mindfulness and Dialectal Behavioural Therapy.

Liz James

I am a qualified CBT therapist and I have been accredited as well as registered (registration no. 037157) as a psychotherapist and counsellor by BACP – Registered Member MBACP (Accredited).

My qualifications include a postgraduate diploma (level 7) in therapeutic counselling (CBT pathway) following an accredited course, postgraduate qualifications in law and human resource management (Assoc CIPD), a BA honours degree in English literature and a certificate in Welsh as a 2nd language. To maintain standards I regularly attend clinical supervision and continuing professional development courses (including about different models such as solution-focused, acceptance and commitment, compassion-focused, mindfulness-based-cognitive and writing therapies).

CBT is an evidence-based approach which is recommended by NICE and provides a safe framework within which problems can be explored. We would focus on your goals from the outset. I have registered with the Disclosure & Barring Services’ updating service and the Information Commissioner’s Office and I work within the Data Protection Act and the standards of my professional bodies.

I take referrals from, for example, self-funding clients, EAPs, private health providers, occupational health departments and medico-legal organisations. I have many years of work experience with diverse clients including with the NHS and charities that help people with health and other problems.

I provide sessions and assessments on a 1-2-1 and face-to-face basis for adults who are experiencing problems related to, for example, anxiety in its many forms (including panic, OCD, intrusive thoughts, phobias, health and social anxieties); stress; depression; low mood; trauma; loss and grief; low self-esteem; resilience; loneliness; guilt; perfectionism; emotional eating; menopause; pain; relationships; sleep and work.

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Dr Sanjeev Sharma MBBS, DpM, MRCPsych, MSc

I have been a consultant in Cwm Taf University Health Board since 2011. I have a wide range of experience in the assessment and management of young persons who present with mental health problems of varying complexities. That would include: Emotional and behavioural difficulties, ADHD, ASD, Anxiety Disorders & PTSD, Mood Disorders including Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Eating disorder, Tic disorders, Tourettes syndrome, Obsessive and compulsive disorder and Psychotic Disorders. I have a special interest in psychological trauma. I offer psychological and pharmacological treatment for problems with drug addiction upto the age of 18 years.
I am a recognised consultant provider for BUPA, AXA, and Aviva. I also provide medico legal services for civil claims.

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Bronwen Davies

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist working both within the NHS and privately and I am experienced in working with people experiencing distress associated with a wide range of mental health difficulties including anxiety, panic attacks, trauma/PTSD, phobias, depression, loss and bereavement. In addition, I have worked extensively with people who experience distressing psychosis and individuals with learning disabilities.

I draw on a variety of therapeutic models in my practice to meet the individual needs and goals of my client, these include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion-focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

I have worked in forensic settings and I am a trained expert witness so would be happy to take referrals related to this. I also offer cognitive assessments related either to forensic work or to test for cognitive changes (e.g. Dementia).


Helen Camilleri

As a fully qualified hypnotherapist and counsellor, I am dedicated to helping people to fulfil their goals and achieve a happier life.

I have worked with people of all ages and supported them in dealing with a range of work and personal issues. I have also have a wealth of experience with children from my many years of working as a primary teacher.