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Mr Joseph Alexis
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Joseph is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Joseph received his Postgraduate Certificate as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner from Reading University and went on to gain a Diploma in CBT from Staffordshire University.
Having worked in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services since the programme’s inception in 2008, Joseph’s appreciation for successfully applying evidence-based treatments is derived from the high volume of recovered patients he has treated over the years. Joseph has led on implementing CBT-based online packages and group therapy programmes in a range of NHS Trusts, ultimately ensuring that psychological therapies are made more accessible to the wider population.
Joseph is also a Nursing and Midwifery (NMC) Registered Mental Health Nurse, having qualified in 2006. This professional background has been positively complimentary in his delivery of CBT as he recognises the importance addressing all aspects of health: sleep, exercise and nutrition all playing a role in the individual’s wellbeing.
Joseph’s articulation and use of these therapies are supported by his strong ability to develop a warm, empathic therapeutic relationship with his clients. Joseph finds that his curious and open-minded approach to people's problems helps them to achieve their desired outcomes. He often likes to bring humour appropriately and therapeutically into the therapy room – not to be disrespectful of pain, but in such a way as to maintain perspective and balance.
Joseph covers the Northamptonshire town of Wellingborough and surrounding areas.
Summary of skills
Recently qualified as a CBT Therapist provisionally accredited by the BABCP.
Currently enjoying the application of the techniques and skills taught on the course.
Experience of working as a PWP using NICE approved guidance to support people with common mental health problems to learn and apply psychological interventions facilitating self-management and recovery.
Registered Mental Health Nurse with knowledge of how to understand and care for patients who present chronically with a longer history of mental health problems.
To perform all duties associated with A Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner post.
Proficient in the use of both PC-MIS, IAPTUS and System-One patient care management programs.
Full and clean UK driving license.