Mary Neal

CBT therapist

The Priory Hospital Chelmsford (staff)

Stump Lane
Springfield Green
Essex, CM1 7SJ

Location telephone: 01245 345 345

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Consultant telephone: 01245 345 345

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Mary Neal

Mary has over 30 years’ experience working in the NHS and helping people suffering from mild to severe psychological difficulties. She is fully accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP) as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT). Mary is also a qualified registered mental nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

At Priory Mary runs a CBT session for an anxiety group on a Wednesday. She also runs a Relaxation Group on Monday.

Mary specialises in CBT and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) having qualified with EMDR UK and Ireland from world-renowned EMDR Accredited Consultant Sandi Richman. She has over 10 years’ experience running groups to treat depression, anxiety, health anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). With this she also offers couples therapy using the CBT approach to those experiencing relationship difficulties.

Mary is willing to carry out assessments for the suitability of EMDR, where clients are presenting with trauma.


P/G dip in counselling 

P/G dip in CBT

Qualified EMDR therapist