Dr. Sarah Whittaker-Howe has substantial experience treating people who have faced stressful life events such as sexual and physical assault, childhood trauma, accidents, serious illness and loss. This can present as posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, phobias, or general feelings of distress and unhappiness.
Her approach is focused on helping clients to understand how their life experiences are impacting on the way they think, feel and behave, and what changes could be make to overcome difficulties and improve quality of life. She relies of evidence based approaches such as cognitive behavioural therapy.
Dr. Whittaker-Howe previously worked in specialist NHS clinics including The Haven for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. She has also worked at the leading veteran's mental health charity Combat Stress. She now works with Criterion A Psychology Services, which sepcialises in supporting individuals who have experienced traumatic events. She has been instructed on a variety of expert witness reports.
Initial appointments are for 90 minutes. Additional appointments are for 60 minutes.
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