Dr Esther Riggs CPsychol / Biography
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, a BABCP Accredited Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapist and an experienced MBCT teacher and trainer. I am HCPC registered and I have my own Professional Indemnity Insurance. I am also registered on the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations Listing.
I have practised as a Counselling Psychologist for 16 years, both in the NHS, university and private settings, offering individual and group CBT, training and supervision to other mental health professionals. I have taught CBT nationally and internationally on behalf of Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre. I have also worked for the University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre, where I was extensively involved in training and teaching Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for 6 years. My clinical experience is in helping adults and young people with recurrent depression, anxiety problems and trauma, using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), EMDR and mindfulness-based approaches.
In addition to my private therapy work, I am employed by the University of Warwick, Student Counselling Service, where I provide brief counselling for students and staff.
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