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Maria Thompson - Chartered Psychologist

Dr. Maria Thompson
Psychologist in Westbury on Trym

Verified by RSCPP
  • Chartered Psychologist
  • Last Check 20/01/2019 | Next Check 20/02/2019
  • Trym Lodge, 1 Henbury Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, BS9 3HQ Show Map
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
      9am-8pm
    • Tue
      9am-8pm
    • Wed
      9am-8pm
    • Thu
      9am-8pm
    • Fri
      9am-8pm
    • Sat
      10am-4pm
  • Individual 80 Couple 130
  • Known to RSCPP 4+ years
  • 44% of enquirers became clients

What to Expect

Try one session, to see if you feel comfortable with Maria, and decide if therapy may help you.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Bipolar
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Harm
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Social Anxiety
CBT focuses on how your thoughts influence your emotions and actions. It identifies and challenges unhelpful thoughts which perpetuate the problems you encounter. The aim of CBT is for you to have healthier thoughts and feelings.

Counselling

NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide what matter regarding your childhood or adulthood you discuss. An aim of counselling is to help you to speak about a problem and discover a way forward which is appropriate for you.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

NICE suggests DBT for Borderline Personality.

Dialectical behaviour therapy evaluates your perception of your thoughts and feelings. It encourages your discovery of helpful reactions to your life. Dialectical behaviour therapy hopes to help you improve and continue your coping skills.

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)

NICE suggests EMDR for PTSD.

EMDR directs your eye motions to stimulate how your mind processes information. The procedure endeavours to reprocess your locked distressing memories. The aim of eye movement desensitisation reprocessing is to desensitise your painful memories.

Psychodynamic Therapy

NICE suggests psychodynamic therapy for
  • Anorexia
  • Depression
  • Self Harm
  • Social Anxiety
Psychodynamic therapy centres on the unconscious causes of the problems you encounter. It facilitates you in becoming aware of aspects of your inner dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy aims to enhance your self-understanding to give you choices.

Psychology

Psychology is interested in you and your thoughts, feelings and actions. It offers you psychological interventions and mental health support. An objective of psychological therapy is to help you ease symptoms.

Therapy

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress

Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • CIGNA
  • PruHealth



Qualifications

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Counselling Psychologist
Last Check 20/01/2019 | Next Check 20/02/2019
British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Last Check 24/01/2019 | Next Check 24/02/2019

April
2016
Certificate
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
SDS (UK)
Verified 12/05/2017

October
2015
Certificate
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR Europe (UK)
Verified 12/05/2017

July
2015
Certificate
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
University of Reading (UK)
Verified 12/05/2017

April
2015
Certificate
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
SDS (UK)
Verified 18/05/2017

May
2011
Certificate
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Workshops (UK)
Verified 16/05/2017

December
2010
Doctorate
Counselling Psychology
University of Wolverhampton (UK)
Verified 23/04/2014

March
2009
Certificate
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR Europe (UK)
Verified 12/05/2017

January
2009
Certificate
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR Europe (UK)
Verified 16/05/2017

November
2008
Certificate
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR Europe (UK)
Verified 09/05/2017

June
2005
Graduate Diploma
Counselling Psychology
with
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Psychodynamic Therapy
University of Wolverhampton (UK)
Verified 03/05/2017

September
2004
Graduate Degree
Counselling Psychology
University of Wolverhampton (UK)
Verified 18/05/2017

Maria Thompson abides by 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

Westbury on Trym, Henleaze, Southmead, Coombe Dingle, Westbury Park, Sea Mills, Lawrence Weston, Durdham Park, Brentry, Stoke Bishop, Sneyd Park, Redland, Bishopston, Ashley Down, St. Andrews, Hallen, Catbrain, Cotham, Horfield, Northville

Nearest Train Stations

  • Sea Mills (1.7 miles)
  • Redland (2.1 miles)
  • Clifton Down (2.2 miles)
  • Montpelier (2.3 miles)
  • Filton Abbey Wood (2.6 miles)
  • Shirehampton (2.7 miles)
  • Bristol Temple Meads (2.9 miles)
  • Stapleton Road (3 miles)
  • Patchway (3.3 miles)
  • St Andrews Road (3.4 miles)


Wheelchair access: Yes

Updated 24 January 2019