British Psychological Society – Chartered Counselling Psychologist (CPsychol)
Health and Care Professional Council – Practitioner Psychologist
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Schema Focused Therapy
Compassion Focused Therapy
Person Centred Therapy
2013-2017 London Metropolitan University: Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
2009-2010 Anglia Ruskin University: Certificate in low intensity psychological therapies
2015 Oxford University: Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders
2004-2007 University of Nottingham: First Class BSc Psychology
Dr. Amy Smith is a fully qualified Counselling Psychologist with over fifteen years of experience of offering therapy. She has extensive experience providing short to long term evidence-based counselling and psychological therapy to individuals with a range of mental health difficulties such as, anxiety, depression, OCD, Health Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Low Self Esteem and Work Stress. She also has specialist experience in supporting individuals with Eating Disorders and Physical Health Difficulties. She is an integrative therapist where she draws upon a range of therapy models such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Focused Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy.
Smith, A. (2017) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depression and anxiety: an interpretative phenomenological analysis of clients’ experiences in a group context. Doctoral Thesis. London Metropolitan University.
Contributor to the following published paper: Hirsch et al. (2011) The contribution of attentional bias to worry: distinguishing the role of selective engagement and disengagement. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25 (2), 272-277.