Katharine Fernwood
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Oxford - Friday

Katharine is a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Psychotherapist providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in Oxford. She offers both face-to-face and remote appointments (currently working Fridays and Monday mornings).

Katharine is a long standing member of the team at Oxford CBT. After completing her psychology degree, she had specialist CBT training at the University of Oxford. Initially working in the NHS, Katharine now devotes her time to the service helping people to overcome a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression and sleep difficulties. Besides traditional CBT, Katharine is passionate about Mindfulness techniques and Compassion-focused CBT approaches.

Clinician Responsibilities of Katharine Fernwood

  • Excessive Worry/ Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Social Anxiety – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Panic Attacks/Disorders – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Teens 16+ and  Adults
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Specific Phobias / Driving Phobias / Agoraphobia – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Low Self-Esteems – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Stress Management – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Unhelpful habits (eg. Self Criticism, perfectionism, procrastination) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Eating Disorders (Anorexia) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Eating Disorders (Bulemia) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Overeating/Binge eating – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Body Image difficulties – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Depression / Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)  – Teens 16+  and Adults
  • Sleep difficulties/insomnia – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Long Covid, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Couples Therapy (including communication training) – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Mindfulness – Teens 16+ and Adults
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy – Teens 16+ and Adults

Qualifications of Katharine Fernwood

  • BSc (Hons)
  • PGDip CBT

What Started Katharine Fernwood On The Path Of Becoming a  Psychotherapist

  • When Katharine was younger she volunteered working with people who had acquired head injuries at Headway and then went on to help people with mental health problems at Oxfordshire Mind but she wanted to do more. Katharine wanted to train to be a therapist to be able to help people make positive changes in their lives.

Memberships of Katharine Fernwood

  • British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

Interesting Facts

  • Katharine likes trying out recipes from around the world.