Olivia has worked as an Assistant Psychologist and Research Coordinator for the past few years at the University of Oxford. In addition, she has worked with older adults and students with mental health difficulties, in a voluntary capacity since 2013. In her clinical and research role, she has collaborated on projects that have aimed to improve the diagnosis and treatment of certain psychological and cognitive disorders. Through this work she has developed a keen interest in CBT, undertaking specialist training and conducting research on how CBT can be used with individuals who have a neurological condition and those with medically unexplained symptoms.
Olivia has recently completed her Postgraduate Diploma in CBT at the University of Oxford, specialising in complex presentations. Olivia works with a range of difficulties: anxiety disorders such as panic, social anxiety, OCD, PTSD, chronic worry, specific phobias and also unhelpful traits including low self-esteem, perfectionism and with individuals with low mood/depression.
Olivia is passionate about improving her clients’ wellbeing by helping them to understand their difficulties and develop practical solutions to tackle them. She believes in working collaboratively with clients to ensure that therapy is always tailored to their needs and focuses on helping the individual achieve their therapeutic goals.
In her spare time, Olivia is an avid traveller, golf enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Qualifications and Memberships
BA (Hons), MSc, PGDIP CBT (Complex Presentations)Oxon, BABCP registered
BABCP: British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (Student)
BPS: British Psychological Society (graduate member)