Psychological Assessment &
We provide evidence based psychological assessment
and treatment for a wide range of conditions including:
Anxiety (including: health
anxiety; social anxiety; generalised anxiety)
Phobia (including: social
phobia; agoraphobia; specific phobias)
Obsessions & compulsions (OCD;
Anger & impulse control
Stress (work or home)
alcohol; drugs; gambling; internet use)
Abuse issues (emotional;
physical; sexual abuse)
Trauma (including Post
Traumatic Stress Disorder)
hallucinations; paranoia; delusions)
Adjustment / disability
Low self esteem
Eating disorders (obesity;
We recognise that people may occasionally feel
nervous about meeting a Clinical Psychologist for the first time. We
work with clients from all walks of life who have many different types
of problems and we will endeavour to put you at your ease quickly.
Initially, we would meet for an initial assessment
consultation in which we would focus upon your current difficulties.
This would be followed by a brief exploration of some of the following
areas: history of the problem; family background; life experiences;
medical history; work and relationship history.
At the end of the first consultation we would offer a
psychological formulation or understanding of your difficulties.
Broadly this psychological understanding will provide a description of
the origin of your difficulty, how it is currently maintained and
treatment options. We will then consider the goals/aims of
psychological therapy with you and prioritise them in order.
Jon Boakes Associates provides a range of evidence
based psychological treatments including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
(CBT) and Schema Focused Therapy. We also draw upon a range of other
psychological theories and research which we may incorporate into
treatment where appropriate.
The British Psychological Society regulates
the psychology profession and members adhere to its Code of Conduct.
For further information about the BPS please visit