Dan Drew
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist - In training
Oxford - Evenings

Dan is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Trainee working/consulting at Oxford and online. 

Dan has recently joined the team as a trainee CBT therapist and has recently completed a postgraduate qualification in CBT therapy at the University of Oxford.

Since 2014 Dan has been working as a research coordinator and assistant psychologist in the Cognitive Neurology Research Group at the University of Oxford, investigating disorders of motivation and decision making.

Over the past few years, he has helped to develop a new model for the treatment of apathy in Parkinson’s disease using CBT therapy. Dan has also previously worked as a carer and support worker with children and young adults with a diagnosis of developmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

After completing an undergraduate degree in anthropology and philosophy, Dan went on to obtain masters degrees in primate conservation, and psychology at Oxford Brookes University. 

Clinician Responsibilities of Dan Drew

  • Excessive Worry/ GAD – Teens and Adults
  • Social Anxiety – Teens and Adults
  • Panic Attacks/Panic Disorder – Teens and Adults
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Teens and Adults
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Teens and Adults
  • Specific Phobias/Driving Phobias/Agoraphobia – Teens and Adults
  • Low Self-Esteem – Teens and Adults
  • Stress Management – Teens and Adults
  • Unhelpful habits (eg. Self Criticism, perfectionism, procrastination) – Teens and Adults
  • Anger Management – Teens and Adults
  • Depression/SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) – Teens and Adults
  • Addictions – Teens and Adults

Qualifications of Dan Drew

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Oxford Mindfulness Centre
  • Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – OCTC, University of Oxford
  • MSc in Psychology (Conversion)
  • MSc in Primate Conservation
  • BSc (Hons) in Anthropology and Philosophy

What Started Dan Drew On The Path Of Becoming a CB Therapist

  • Dan’s first taste of CBT was for a research study at a previous employment with Oxford University. The study used principles and techniques from CBT to help treat apathy in Parkinson’s disease patients. His interest in CBT grew from there.

Memberships of Dan Drew

  • Member of British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

Interesting Facts

  • He lives with his wife and two young children and enjoys seeing friends, playing music and snowboarding.