Sessions with Kristy

Dr Kristy Potter is a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist who has worked in a variety of public health settings including the NHS and Ministry of Defence. Kristy is passionate about working together with people overcome issues related to anxiety and depression and has a particular interest in assisting people with long term health issues and their families rebuild their lives and return to doing what they care about.

She has a strong value in making psychological therapies accessible to everyone, and as such, is skilled in working with people who have a range of intellectual abilities or who experience age related issues.  Along with this she has specialist expertise in mind-body links, brain functioning and neuropsychology.

Kristy places high importance on developing the evidence base for psychological therapies and actively maintains a research program. She also loves to teach and train others and frequently runs training sessions for other health professionals within both health and University settings.

Kristy sees a warm, collaborative therapy environment as crucial to making changes, and as such, creates  relaxed, open and safe therapeutic atmospheres to work within.

Kristy’s main therapy model is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and, she also draws on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and principles from systemic (family) therapy. She uses Narrative Exposure Therapy, which is exceptionally helpful in addressing issues associated with trauma.

What kinds of difficulties does Kristy work with? 

Kristy works with a range of issues and life problems, including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, social anxiety, confidence and trauma. She has  specialist skills in working to promote adjustment to long term health condition and associated emotional issues, such as low mood, anxiety and bereavement.

Appointments

You can simply self refer to us by calling on 020 31434772 or sending a confidential email to: admin@contextualconsulting.co.uk

We will come back to you within 24 hours to arrange an appointment. Our appointments are currently all online and we can offer daytime, evening or online appointments to best suit you. We also offer a free telephone consultation with one of our therapists to discuss your personal requirements and options.

Consulting Times

Monday evenings (from 6pm)

Wednesday from 4pm

Friday afternoons

Duration of sessions: 50mins

Location

Kristy is currently only seeing clients online.

Fees for Sessions with Kristy

If you are paying for therapy sessions yourself, the standard fee for either an initial consultation or therapy session is £135.

We ask that payment is made before the consultation.

Payment can be made with BACS.