Tom Murfitt
Clinical Director
Oxford -Tuesday & Thursday

Tom is the Clinical Director of Oxford CBT.

Tom set up Oxford CBT in 2012 in response to an increasing demand for fast access to quality therapy at times which suited people’s busy lives. He has professional qualifications in both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Occupational Therapy and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business.

With over a decade’s experience of using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Tom has worked in both the NHS and private sector to help adults and children to overcome a range of difficulties. Tom is also an accredited Mindfulness teacher, teaching 8 week mindfulness courses locally, in businesses and in schools.

He has more recently completed training in Schema Therapy which helps people to understand and overcome unhelpful habits which have developed in response to unmet childhood needs. This can include self harm, substance misuse and other ways of avoiding uncomfortable emotions.

Clinician Responsibilities of Tom Murfitt

  • Excessive Worry/ GAD – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Social Anxiety – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Panic Attacks Disorders – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Specific Phobias / Driving Phobias / Agoraphobia – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Low Self-Esteems – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Stress Management – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Unhelpful habits (eg. Self Criticism, perfectionism, procrastination) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Body Image Difficulties – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Depression/SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Sleep Difficulties/Insomnia – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Borderline Personality Disorder – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Addictions – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Bereavement – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Physical Health Conditions (e.g. Chronic Pain) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults

Qualifications of Tom Murfitt

  • MSc (Hons)
  • PGDip CBT
  • BSc (Hons)
  • Mindfulness Teacher

Memberships of Tom Murfitt

  • British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)