Counselling – Patient Survey Results

Counselling – Patient Survey Results

by Dr Emma Gray - 18th July, 2012

This data is drawn from a sample of 306 patients (169 women and 137 men) who received a course of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) from The British CBT & Counselling Service between 2008 and 2011 for a range of mental health problems including anxiety (24.8%), panic attacks (17.3%), depression (4.9%), bereavement (4.9%) , obsessive compulsive disorder (7.1%), post traumatic stress disorder (3.9%), bulimia nervosa (4.2%), anorexia nervosa (0.6%), binge eating disorder (1.6%), and low self esteem (1.3%). Patients were a case series recruited over a 3 year period. Patients were asked to fill in the self report questionnaire that appears at the bottom of the Testimonials page
(http://www.thebritishcbtcounsellingservice.com/information/testimonials/) on completion of their CBT treatment programme, all response were anonymous. The average length of a CBT programme in this study was 25 sessions.


Dr Emma Gray

Dr Emma Gray

I am often the first person with whom my patients share significant and intimate thoughts and memories; I never take that privileged position for granted nor the opportunity to help someone to feel better about themselves and discover a more fulfilling life. One of my colleague once described me as natural psychologist; I guess she was alluding to the fact that I feel at ease being a therapist, I can empathise with people’s distress and discomfort but don’t feel overwhelmed by it, I can understand their problem and know how to help, it has always just felt like what I should be doing.


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