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Dr Joseph Flynn
Dr Joseph Flynn has over 10 years academic and clinical experience in the field of psychology, including having worked in a variety of NHS primary and secondary care mental health settings.
Dr Flynn is passionate about empowering people towards obtaining their goals and living more fulfilled lives. As well as having extensive experience working with children, adults, and families across various physical and mental health settings, he currently works in NHS services supporting people with various complex emotional needs. He integrates a range of therapeutic models, from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), systemic therapy and psychodynamic therapy. Dr Flynn puts an emphasis on working collaboratively with individuals to gain a shared understanding of their difficulties.
Dr Flynn has had specialist training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills and facilitates groups as part of his ongoing work within NHS.
Dr Flynn completed his doctoral research towards exploring the efficacy of interventions using mental imagery in treating symptoms of depression and anxiety, and most specifically the extreme highs and lows of mood characterising ‘mania.’ He has an interest in the use of mental imagery in therapy, as well as mindfulness and compassion-based techniques, and specialises in working with depression, anxiety, compulsions, stress, anger, and other difficulties precipitated by difficult or traumatic life experiences.
Dr Flynn holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
He is a registered Practitioner Psychologist with The Health Care Professional Council (HCPC), which monitors and regulates the practice of Clinical Psychologists.
Dr Flynn has provisional accreditation with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and Level 1 certification with the Association of Family Therapists and Systemic Practice (AFT).