Dr Nicola Sorfleet EMDR psychologist , TN1
I have fourteen years experience of working as a psychological therapist helping adults, adolescents and couples to overcome their difficulties. My approach is one of collaboration. I will work with you to make sense of the things that you are struggling with and develop the skills that you need in order to bring about the long term changes you want.
As a psychologist I have been trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Person Centered Counselling. I have also undertaken further post qualification training in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and Schema Therapy. This means I am not limited to providing one approach and can ensure that you are offered the most appropriate therapy for your difficulties. If I am not the right person to help you I will do my best to direct you to a service that is.
I am a specialist in the treatment of anxiety and trauma including post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and I most recently led a national NHS England treatment programme for PTSD following exposure to multiple trauma. I also have a specialist interest and experience in working with relationship difficulties both on an individual therapy and couple basis.
Training and qualifications
I undertook three years of undergraduate study and five years of postgraduate study in order to practice as a qualified Counselling Psychologist. My training involved assessment of my academic knowledge and clinical skills in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Person Centered Counselling. I also spent a year of my doctoral training working systemically with couples and families.
In order to maintain best clinical practice, I regularly attend specialist workshops and master classes and I have completed training in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), which is a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommended treatment for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Please view my website for further information on each of the different types of therapy I can provide.
Post Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Psychological Treatment for Trauma (2011) Reading University
Practitioner Doctorate Psychotherapeutic & Counselling Psychology (2008) University of Surrey
Post Graduate Diploma Counselling Psychology (2005) University of Roehampton Surrey
BSc Honours Psychology (2001) Lancaster University
For the last fourteen years I have worked across the NHS, Private and Third Sectors, offering psychological therapy to people whose difficulties range from mild to moderate to more severe and enduring.
I have experience of working with individuals, couples and families experiencing a wide range difficulties including depression, low self confidence, panic disorder, phobias, generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety, work related stress, anger, postnatal depression, abuse, health anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), chronic pain, disordered eating, body dysmorphic disorder, bereavement, childhood trauma and relationship issues.
My standard fees are £75 per fifty minute session for individual and couples therapy.
I offer a concessionary rate of £60 to students for individual therapy or supervision.
I am a registered consultant with a number of insurance companies including BUPA, AXA-PPP, Vitality and Simply Health.
Cognitive behaviour therapy Couples therapy EMDR Person-centred/humanistic Psychodynamic Relational Issues often worked with:
AnxietyCouple relationshipsInterpersonal relationshipsPhobiasPostnatal depressionTraumaDepressionFamily issues Availability:
In less than a week Therapy offered:
By phoneIn personOn video Client groups:
AdolescentsCouplesFamiliesIndividuals Member organisations: