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Dr Karen Barton
Clinical Psychologist


I am a chartered clinical psychologist running a successful private practice specialising in the assessment and treatment of psychological trauma in adults. With more than 20 years of experience in health services, including the NHS, I work
with individuals, families and couples but also extensively with professionals offering supervision and training.


I have trained to the highest level to deliver a variety of psychological therapies. I am an accredited practitioner with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP), recognising my proficiency in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). I am also a trained and accredited EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapist and a CFT (Compassion Focused) Therapist. I am registered with various health insurers including AVIVA, WPA and AXA.


I work with a range of issues to include;


  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Psychological Trauma

  • OCD

  • Grief

  • Self esteem

  • Psychosis and Bipolar disorder

  • Anger

I also submit more than 30 medicolegal reports per year, receiving instructions in personal injury, immigration and clinical negligence.

I can offer specialist training in Stress/Anxiety Management, Trauma Informed Environments (Psychologically Informed Environment), Managing Risk and Suicidality amongst others. Please contact me for more details or to discuss specific needs



BSc Psychology (Hull University) 1998
DClinPsych (Clinical Psychology Doctorate) Birmingham University 2006
BABCP accreditation 2011
Compassion Focussed Therapy 2012
EMDR (parts 1-3) 2015-2016

British Psychological Society (inc Expert Witness Register) since 2016

Professional Registrations
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC PYL02336).


1:1 from £100 per session

Supervision £95

Group/Training please contact for an estimate



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