DR. DENISE PEERBHOY
Dr Peerbhoy is a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP), with a background in psychological medicine. She has a longstanding interest in health and wellbeing, which she has pursued through study, community and NHS-based research and evaluation, teaching and clinical practice. In her career to date as a researcher, teacher and therapist, she has worked with diverse groups of people and has an excellent understanding of professional and mental health-related issues.
Training, Qualifications & Experience
Dr Peerbhoy undertook Cognitive Behavioural training at the University of Reading in 2009 and is registered CBT therapist with the Bristish Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists.
She was awarded a PhD in Psychological Medicine in 2000, which focused on stress and recovery during and after surgery. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex. She has a university teaching qualification (PGCERT) and she is a member of the Higher Education Academy.
Dr Peerbhoy's experience to date involves working with adults and young people with psychological and personality difficulties in the NHS, mainly in outpatient settings. She has worked in secondary care surgical settings, focusing on stress and coping in recovery from surgery. Previously, she had facilitated well being groups with adults with learning difficulties living in social care, working with personalisation principles. She has an excellent understanding of age associated memory impairment from her work in a memory clinic as an assistant psychologist and a clear understanding of the impact of mental health issues on carers.