Dr David Purves delivers cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), based in Reading but providing CBT therapy cover for the whole of the Berkshire.
What is a psychologist?
A psychologist is the most highly trained and specialist of the available therapeutic practitioners. In the case of Dr David Purves his qualifications are:-
What are your Qualifications?
BS.c (hons) First class
D.Phil (Psychology) Oxford
MS.c Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (LMU)
British Psychological Society Diploma in Counselling Psychology
Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy
Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Health Professions Council registered Practitioner Psychologist
British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy accredited CBT therapist
Dr Purves is accredited by the following bodies:-
Accredited by BABCP
Accredited by HCPC
Dr Purves is recognized by all major health insurance companies, including BUPA, AXA, Norwich Union,
Dr Purves is the creator of Blues Begone and Mood Control. Both computerised CBT products have proved to be powerful self help interventions to treat depression and anxiety.