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Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

We aim to continue encourage businesses and organisations to be involved in the mental well-being of all staff.

Kim Friedman BrainTrainersUK

Kim Friedman

Accredited CBT therapist

Qualifications

RMN – Registered Mental Health Nurse

BSc (Hons) Community Mental health Nursing

CBT for Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders & Complex presentations in Secondary Care

CBT for Long term health conditions

BACP Accredited CBT Therapist

Registrations

BACP Registered Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Nursing and Midwifery Council ( NMC) Registered Mental Health Nurse

 

I have over 20 years of experience in Mental health as a registered Mental health nurse and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. 1n 1999 I started my journey into Mental health nursing at Brighton University. Over the years of working within the NHS I have worked with adults in the full range of settings from Primary care to acute wards as well as working alongside the police as a street triage nurse.

 

In 2013 I qualified as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist for secondary care Mental Health, additional to training for depression and anxiety. I also specialise in Bipolar, Emotional Unstable Personality Disorders and Schizophrenia. I have experience of long-term health conditions and the impact of the physical health has on the mental health and vice a-versa.

My years of being a NHS Mental Health Nurse have given me the tools, training and experience to help more than those able to reach the NHS I wanted to be able to help people before they became part of the system. At  BrainTrainersUK we are here for the individual, Private and Commercial businesses looking to provide a safe working environment in  supporting their employees.

 

Special Interests 

I have a passion in helping individuals and companies in having awareness of Mental health with CBT techniques which are evidenced based. I have extensive experience of treating a wide variety of anxiety and mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder. Anxiety disorders including Social, Health, Generalised , OCD, Panic, and trauma focused CBT for PTSD

Carrie_Dubber

Carrie Dubber

Accredited CBT therapist

Qualifications

BA(Hons) – Town & Country Planning

PG  Diploma – Occupational Therapy (Queen Mary’s University, London)

PG Diploma in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Brighton University

Certified Eating Disorders Therapist (CPS) – National Center of Eating Disorders

Qualified in Inter-Personal Therapy (IPT) – Surrey University

 

Registrations

HPC Registered Occupational Therapist

BACP Registered Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

I am a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BACP – our professional body), delivering the most up to date and effective mental health strategies with over 10 years of experience. CBT is about understanding the unhelpful patterns you can find yourself in and reversing them to improve your psychological well-being.

I have worked within mental health for many years and has seen the effect on individuals of unhealthy workplaces and how CBT can be so effective in making changes. With a mental health background in Occupational Therapy. I am able to understand the connections between physical health and mental health and how activity and connection is so important for holistic wellbeing. I have vast experience of working with groupwork and across many different mental health settings. This gives me a depth of knowledge and understanding to bring to workshops and share with attendees through BraintrainersUK.

I continue to develop my learning and understanding in the field of CBT and I am a trained supervisor for other clinicians.

I have a passion for helping individuals and companies in having awareness of Mental health with CBT techniques which are evidenced based. I have extensive experience of treating a wide variety of anxiety and mood disorders such as depression, Social anxiety, Health anxiety, Generalised anxiety, OCD, Panic, and trauma focused CBT for PTSD.

 

Special Interests
I have taken further training to work with people who are experiencing eating disorders such as bulimia and binge eating, and understanding the connection with mental and physical well-being. I have also trained in Interpersonal Therapy working with depression and the connection with our relationships and communication.

BrainTrainersUK bringing CBT into the workplace

A staggering 70 million workdays are lost each year due to mental health problems in the UK, costing employers an estimated £2.4 billion pounds per year.

 

We at BrainTrainersUK have found that companies and organisations that invest in wellness reap a significant return of investment in loyalty, productivity and consistently performing teams.

 

We are very happy to meet with you for a Free Consultation to discuss how we can benefit your company. Why not get in touch. Our Services