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Birgit Vote

Accredited Psychotherapist

  • 1A Rawstorn Road, Colchester, CO3 3JE
  • Multiple times available +
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  • Individual 90
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What to Expect

An initial assessment session enables you to see if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and assess if therapy may assist you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment appointment in Colchester.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Self Harm
  • Binge Eating
  • Social Anxiety
CBT focuses on how your thoughts (cognitions) influence your feelings and behaviour. It recognises and addresses unhelpful thoughts that perpetuate the issues you encounter. The aim of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to have healthier thoughts and feelings.


NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which matter regarding your childhood or adulthood you discuss. An aim of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and find a solution which is appropriate for you.


Psychology is interested in you and your thoughts, emotions and behaviour. It offers you psychological treatments and mental wellbeing support. The intention of psychological therapy is to help you alleviate symptoms.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It considers your thoughts, feelings and relevant events in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or find suitable ways of managing.


  • Stress
  • Sexual Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship Problems
  • Bereavement
  • Anger

Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • BUPA


Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist
British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Counselling Psychology
London Metropolitan University (UK)
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Psychotherapist
University of Gottingen (Germany)

Birgit abides by the Standards of Conduct Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), the Code of Ethics and Conduct of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Standards of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Colchester, Lexden, Mile End, Braiswick, Shrub End, Greenstead, Old Heath, Kingsford, Highwoods, Greenstead Estate, Blackheath, Beacon End, West Bergholt, Lexden Heath, Fox Street, Rowhedge, Stanway, Eight Ash Green, Crockleford Heath, Heckfordbridge

Nearest Train Stations

  • Colchester Town (0.5 miles)
  • Colchester (0.9 miles)
  • Hythe (Essex) (1.5 miles)
  • Wivenhoe (3.5 miles)
  • Marks Tey (4.6 miles)
  • Alresford (Essex) (5.1 miles)
  • Chappel and Wakes Colne (6.3 miles)
  • Bures (7.8 miles)
  • Great Bentley (7.8 miles)
  • Manningtree (7.9 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Updated 15 October 2018