Online [Samantha Gerdes]

I am an accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist and a Clinical Psychologist. I have had the privilege of working across a range of mental health settings (mostly in the NHS) to help people find ways to overcome some of the challenges in life. I strongly believe in the importance of providing evidence based, high quality therapy, but I also believe that therapy should be a very human experience.

I have training in other therapies as well as CAT including eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), compassion focused therapy (CFT), and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). I also hold the view that there are lots of factors that affect our overall sense of wellbeing, and elements like movement, nourishment, connection and immersion in nature are all important factors to consider within any therapy process. I specialise in working with people who have experienced trauma, including what is termed complex post-traumatic stress disorder (cPTSD) and people who have experienced early life adversity. 

If you are interested in seeing if we are a good fit to work together, please send me an email on and we can arrange a free 15 minute initial consultation. My rates are £110 per 50 minute session and I am registered with health insurance companies (e.g. BUPA, WPA). I currently have spaces available for online therapy during the daytime and evenings.


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