Andrew Ayers

Andrew Ayers

Cognitive Psychotherapist

Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist

EMDR Practitioner

Qualifications: BSC(Hons); PG Diploma Cognitive Therapy

Accreditation and registered: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – Registered Practitioner Psychologist & British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

Availability:  Wednesday & Thursday

Andrew has worked in the field of mental health for over 25 years, and this has afforded him the opportunity to experience and work collaboratively with clients from a range of difficulties and backgrounds, using evidence-based treatments and see how effective and transformative they can be.

Andrew has extensive experience in working with anxiety and Mood disorders, such as Generalized Anxiety (Excessive worry); Social Anxiety; Panic Attacks; Phobia’s (animals, weather, emetophobia etc); OCD; Eating Disorders (Bulimia, Binge Eating disorder, Restrictive Eating); PTSD; Depression and low self esteem.

Andrew has worked as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist since completing my training in 2002, and have practiced in a variety of NHS settings (GP Surgery’s, Specialist Psychotherapy services, Psychology and Early Intervention teams), Higher Education, and in a private capacity.

Andrew has held a number of Senior Management positions running and delivering talking therapy and wellbeing services, and has also worked as a Supervisor training CBT therapists at Exeter University.

Andrew’s approach is collaborative, evidence based and informed by your goals, with an emphasis on creating a strong therapeutic relationship.

BABCP - British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies

BABCP – British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies