Simone Wakelin

Consultant CBT Therapist

The Priory Hospital Chelmsford (staff)

Stump Lane
Springfield Green
Essex, CM1 7SJ

Location telephone: 01245 345 345

Location email:

Secretary name: Karen Sutterby, Karen Tween and Sandra Singer

Consultant telephone: 01245 244 720

Consultant email:

Simone Wakelin

Simone Wakelin is a Consultant Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist and has 30 years’ experience of working with psychological and emotional difficulties.

Simone trained as a Psychiatric nurse in 1985 (RMN) and went on to complete her BSc (Hons) degree in CBT in 1997. She then trained at Oxford University, gaining her Post Graduate diploma in CBT in 1997.

Simone’s work and experience extends across a wide range of individual and group treatments. She has worked in the NHS, private, and public sector and has experience in lecturing in CBT in three local universities as well as internationally. Simone also has extensive experience as a Clinical Supervisor and has taught supervision within the NHS, both locally and nationally.

Simone has been involved in “Improving Access to Psychological Therapies”  (IAPT) as a Clinical Lead, Consultant CBT Therapist, supervisor and lecturer. As a Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist, Simone has developed expertise and experience in a wide range of emotional and psychological disorders, both with adults and children alike.

Simone works with depression, all anxiety disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, relationship issues, drug and alcohol problems, personality issues, ME/CFS and pain management. She has been a fully accredited member of BABCP since 2005.

CBT Therapist and RMN