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EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a therapy technique developed by Francine Shapiro in 1987. It has a fantastic evidence base for treating traumatic memories and is recommended in the NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) and WHO (World Health Organisation) guidelines for treating PTSD. Based on the "adaptive information processing" model - EMDR


Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)

As a society, we have evolved to strive for more and more achievement and push ourselves to attain bigger and better measures of success. Rather than give us a lasting sense of pleasure, however, we are often left with a relentless critical inner voice and a belief that if only (I was more successful, richer,


Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) (Linehan) has an excellent evidence base (ref) as a therapeutic model used particularly for people who present similarly to what is known as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). A person is diagnosed with BPD if they experience difficulties regulating emotions or feel emotions very strongly, find relationships often painful and problematic, lack