Psychotherapy for Adults and Young People (16+)
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DCounPsych., HCPC reg.), Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol.), BSc Psychology (Hons), PG Cert. & PG Dip. Counselling & Psychotherapy, and Psychotherapist (MBACP reg.). Fully insured practitioner.
About Dr. Charlotte O’Brien
Charlotte is a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council. She is also a Psychotherapist registered with British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Charlotte has experience of working therapeutically within a broad range of settings including the NHS community mental health team, prison service, private sector, and with multiple mental health charities.
Charlotte is also a lecturer on the doctorate of counselling psychology and undergraduate psychology programmes at York St John University. She is a clinical and research supervisor, and specialist author in the field of trauma where she has published numerous academic journal articles.
People come to therapy with Charlotte for many different reasons that may be causing them distress. These may include, for example, relationship or health difficulties, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, grief or loss. Charlotte’s aim is to provide a therapeutic relationship where you can feel heard and understood, and where your difficulties can be collaboratively explored, formulating a way forward together.
Charlotte is an experienced, scientific and evidence-based practitioner who seeks to offer an safe and inclusive approach to therapy. She is an integrative practitioner who will tailor her practice according to your own needs. The modalities that she draws from are person-centred, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural therapy and compassion focussed therapy, using a relational approach where the therapeutic relationship is central to successful therapeutic outcomes. Charlotte offers weekly one-to-one therapy for mid to long term work, both online and in-person.
Charlotte is also a clinical supervisor and supports students in their training journeys.
You are warmly encouraged to get in touch for a free initial 15-minute telephone consultation to see if I am the right therapist for you.