Abbie is a qualified cognitive behavioural therapist with Priory's online therapy service and is accredited with the British Association of Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Abbie has over 20 years’ postgraduate experience working alongside children and adults with a range of mental health difficulties.
Abbie specialises in working with individuals experiencing difficulties due to depression, anxiety, and trauma, drawing upon her skills as an accredited cognitive behavioural psychotherapist practitioner and compassion focused therapist. Abbie works to help you gain a better understanding of yourself and your difficulties, and uses a range of strategies to improve how you feel.
Abbie specialises in working with those who have experienced trauma and complex trauma, as well as other anxiety disorders (including OCD, phobias and social anxiety). Abbie specialises in working with children and young adults with eating disorders, specifically avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), and those who identify as neurodivergent.
Abbie graduated with a BSc with honours neuropsychology degree in 2005 and was fortunate to work with children and adults in psychiatric intensive care units (PICUs) with diagnoses of psychosis, drug-induced psychosis, and severe mental health difficulties.
She then went on to study research in clinical psychology at master’s level, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and compassion focused therapy (CFT).
- Alcohol Rehabilitation
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Asperger Syndrome
- Attachment Disorder
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Eating Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Perinatal Depression
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
- Self Harm
- Sleep Disorders (Insomnia)
- BSc (hons) Neuropsychology
- Compassion Focused Therapy
- Mindfulness / Grounding and Breathing Techniques
- MSc Research in Clinical Psychology
- PgDip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Positive Behavioural Support