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Dr Amrita Basu

BSc Psychology, PGDip CBT,  DCounsPsy, CPsychol

Chartered Counselling Psychologist

Children and Adolescents




Professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships


Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (CPsychol)

Post Graduate Diploma in Children's and Young Person's CBT (PGDIP CYP CBT)

Registered with Heath Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Member of British Psychological Society (BPS)

My professional experience

I am a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and I am a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). I have completed post graduate training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). I use these approaches in my work as well as drawing on psychodynamic and systemic approaches. I am an experienced clinical supervisor of junior psychologists and practitioners, with over 10 years experience working in the field of mental health predominantly with young people and families.  

 I specialise in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents experiencing a range of social, emotional, neurodevelopmental and behavioural difficulties, including:


Autism | ADHD| Anxiety | Depression | Obsessive Compulsive Disorder |Low Mood | Low Self Esteem | Body Image | Anger Management | Tics | Bereavement | Learning Difficulties | School bullying |Phobias | Trauma & PTSD | Self Harm

Personal Approach

I am passionately committed to the welfare of children and young people. I am trained in a variety of therapy approaches and will tailor the therapy to your needs. It is helpful to meet with the young person and their parents/carers initially, and then we will decide whether to have individual sessions for the young person, whether to have some sessions just with the parents, whether to have a family approach, or a combination of the above.

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