Natalie Barnes

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Natalie Barnes is an experienced and highly skilled Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. She has been working in the NHS using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) since 2009 and has successfully worked with people experiencing longstanding depression, worry/anxiety, panic attacks, low self esteem, Social Anxiety, relationship difficulties, eating disorders and complex grief. Natalie has experience supervising the clinical work of other psychological wellbeing practitioners and CBT therapists. Previously she worked as part of a clinical research team at Oxford University with people experiencing a variety of Eating Disorders. In 2010 she was awarded the Post graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Psychological Therapy while working in Oxford NHS services. 

Natalie has additional specific training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) at the Anna Freud Centre. IPT is an evidence based therapy for depression which helps people process various difficulties including complex grief, conflict in relationships, difficulty making and maintaining relationships and transitions in life (e.g end of relationship, change in jobs, retirement etc).

In her free time Natalie enjoys exercise and dance to manage stress and maintain a healthy work/life balance.