Ken Walsh has thirty two years experience assessing and treating individuals with mental health difficulties. He was one of the first mental health professionals trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy(cbt) and subsequently accredited with the BABCP in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His experience enables him to confidently treat most conditions from mild to moderate through to severe personality difficulties. He has been running a private practice for nearly ten years.
Cognitive behavioural therapy(cbt) has become increasingly popular over the last number of years, due to the fact that it is cost effective. Generally speaking, for mild to moderate illness usually six to ten sessions will suffice. For more chronic conditions such as anxiety and depression which may have been going on for years or are recurrent, an advanced form of cognitive behavioural therapy called Schema focused cognitive behavioural therapy is the treatment of choice.
Cognitive behavioural therapy(cbt) has been extensively researched and has been shown to be effective across a wide spectrum of disorders. The collaborative nature of cbt has also made it popular as the therapist and client work closely together to improve the clients mental health, teaching the client to become their own therapist. Enjoy browsing.