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Mike Ward

Ba(Hons)Psychotherapy.
Grad Cert Psychology. CBT.
Accredited member of the NCS.
Registered member of the Bacp.
GHR. GHSC

Experienced Anxiety Therapists in Hampshire Chandlers Ford and Harley Street London

Welcome to the Hampshire Anxiety Clinic, Chandlers Ford.

Mike Ward is the owner and consultant of the Anxiety clinic. He has over 10 years experience working for a trauma charity, helping and supporting children, teenagers and adults through trauma . Mike also provides provides a therapy service for the UK Police service and managed his own Employee assistance programme for a company of  over 900 employees.

From these experiences, Mike specialisies in the whole spectrum of anxiety and trauma including fears, phobias and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He also owns the sucessful private practice, The London Anxiety Clinic in Wimpole Street. He is an experienced Psychotherapist, has a BA (Hons) in Therapeutic integrative therapy is an NLP Master practitioner and Clinical Hypnotherapist, and continues to train each year. Adding to his portfolio he also trained to advanced Certificate level in CBT, Trauma and PTSD, including EMDR.

Passionate and enjoying his academic learning, Mike returned to University and completed a Graduate Certificate in Psychology at the University of Winchester. He explains that it is crucial to keep up to date with the latest technology and research  in the neuroscience and psychology of mental health,  to better inform society and help improve mental health for all.

Adding to his continuation of research, he has planned further academic training at Kings College in London, studying the MSC in The Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health,  and then towards a Doctorate.  Mike is fascinated about the biological foundations of mental health and how neuroscience can support and inform appropriate, timely and evidenced based interventions. He is very much looking forward to this partiuclar area of research, learning from world renowned professors, with the value of being able to bring this knowldge back to his practce and clients. One of his continuing goals in life, is to help inform and improve mental health and well being for individuals and society.

He keeps himself up to date with the latest research including neuroscience and cognitive and behavioural psychotherapies. This information provides him with a continual and healthy approach to providing you effective and modern therapeutic treatments. Please feel free to review his twitter feed and the research and resources page to read the fascinating information and findings that he wants to share with you. 

To find out more please click on the sections below to find out more detail about Mike and the Hampshire Anxiety Clinic

Qualifications

  • MSC Kings College London (March 2021) The psychology and neuroscience of mental health.
  • Graduate Certificate in Psychology. ( University of Winchester)
  • Brain Health and Neuroscience. (Trained with DR Sarah McKay, Neuroscientist)
  • BA (Hons) Intergrative Therapy and Counselling. ( University of Winchester)
  • Advanced Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Trauma and PTSD. ( Centre of Stress Management, British Psychological Society Approved)
  • Neuro linguistic Programming - Master Practitioner and Coach. ( Accredited by the Association of Neuro Linguistic programming, ANLP)
  • EMDR ( Dominc Beirne School of Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy)
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • HND Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling ( Eastleigh College of further Education)

 

Accredited Registers,Professional Associations and DBS Certificate

In addition to the professional associations below, I am also on listed on the Accredited Voluntary Register that is Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (AVR). The AVR scheme was set up by the Government to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public. This demonstrates my comittment and integrity to maintain very high professional standards, enhancing safety and offering an ethical service.  

BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am on the Accredited register as an approved Psychotherapist.

GHR and GHSC - General Hypnotherapy Register and General hypnotherapists Standards Council.  I am registered as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

NCS - National Counselling Society. I am Accredited and on the accredited registers as an approved Psychotherapist.

CNHC - Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council - Registered as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

 I have a full DBS certficate. (Previously known as Enhanced CRB)

 

Assurances, Confidentiality and Ethics.

A confidentiality statement can be provided on request, this outlines how we maintain confidentiality of the appointments and protection of your personal infomation. Consent is gained from yourself with regard to the treament plan. It is important for all our clientèle to know that we pride ourselves on offering a confidential and discreet service that protects your privacy and anonymity. Upon arrival at your appointment time, you will be greeted personally and taken to our consulting room.

Along with his recent academic training at University, he has also been awarded the Certificate of proficiency and is now a registered psychotherapist and counsellor with the BACP, and on the Accredited register, of the Professional standards authority, set up by the Government to improve standards  and safety for the public using therapy services.

Referral sources

I receive referrals from, Doctors, psychologists, Occupational Health therapists, self referrals, schools, community mental health teams, youth charities, security professionals, private security firms and many different types of businesses. I am also invited to participate in work at both national and international levels. The  larger majority of refferals are through word of mouth, from previous clients who advise their friends and families.  Advertising only accounts for 2% to 3% of my total work.

 

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing professional development plays an important part in maintaining a high standard of service that I provide to my clients, Each month I complete on average 10 hours, which includes a range of formal taught courses, reading, research and discussions with peers. Applying myself to this level each month, ensures that I am keeping up to date with the latest research and thus I am able to share and include relevant information to help clients with their particular issues. It keeps both my clinics at the forefront of providing a modern and effective service.

Costs and Payment methods

Costs are discussed and agreed individually with each client. Payment methods can be either cheque or via BACS(Charges for cancellations less then 24 hours are subject to the full fee of the appointment cost)

 

Over the most recent years he has trained (and continues to do so) with some of the worlds leading personalities in the therapy and business coaching world. These include Steve Wichett, a leading executive business coach and a true master of positive, lasting, change, clinical hypnosis and NLP.  Judith Lowe of PPD learning, NLP training with flair and energetic charisma.  Clinical Hypnotherapists Steve Burgess and Dominic Beirne.  Robert Dilts and Judith De Lozier, sharing and imparting their extensive knowledge, once students who both worked with Dr Richard Bandler and Dr John Grinder, the founders of true NLP.

To find out more about Mike Ward and the other private practices, please also visit his counselling, psychotherapy and mindfulness website www.mcwprofessionaltherapies.co.uk and his Harley Street Anxiety clinic in central London, Harley Street www.londonanxietyclinic.co.uk and www.thelondonanxietyclinic.com and www.hampshiremindfulnessclinic.co.uk

 

 

 

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