Dr Nikki Newhouse
Trainee Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Dr Nikki Newhouse has recently joined our team as a trainee cognitive behavioural therapist and is currently working towards a postgraduate qualification in cognitive behavioural therapy at the University of Oxford.

Nikki Has Worked a qualitative researcher at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford for the past 9 years, where she uses collaborative and person-centred approaches to explore how people use (and don’t use) technology in the context of managing their physical health and psychological well being across the lifespan. Nikki Is known for her friendly and pragmatic approach and has a particular interest in life transitions and post-traumatic growth. Nikki has also previously worked as a support worker with adults living with severe mental illness. After completing an undergraduate degree in English Literature And Language, Nikki spent several years abroad, working as a journalist and editor. She came back to the UK in 2007 and completed training as coach and mentor and then a master’s degree in psychology. Nikki went on to complete a PhD at UCL in which she focused on the potential of technology to support maternal wellbeing in the transition to first time motherhood.

Clinician Responsibilities of Nikki Newhouse

Qualifications of Nikki Newhouse

  • PhD in Human-Computer Interaction (UCL)
  • PGCert Teaching in Higher Education (Oxford Brookes University)
  • MSc in Psychology (Conversion, Oxford BrookesUniversity)
  • Certificate in Professional Coaching Skills (Coaching Development)
  • BA in English Literature and Language(UCL)

What Started Nikki Newhouse On The Path Of Becoming a CB Therapist

  • Nikki’s interest in CBT is both professional and personal. Having benefited hugely from CBT herself in the past, she values the way that CBT focuses on the here and now and the collaboration between therapist and client. Nikki’s extensive experience working in the area of health and wellbeing has cemented her appreciation of the importance of just-in-time support, and the unique way that CBT skills can empower people to support themselves.

Memberships of Nikki Newhouse

  • Member of British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Member ofBritish Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Interesting Facts

  • Nikki lives in Oxford with her husband and three daughters. She enjoys weightlifting, trying to keep her many plants alive and walking her two miniature Daschunds.