Jacqui Finnigan is a counselling psychologist with over 15 years’ experience of working with psychological difficulties. Ms Finnegan obtained her undergraduate honours degree in psychology at Aberdeen University, MSc, and Post-MSc in Counselling Psychology at City University. She went on to complete a specialist postgraduate diploma in systemic and couples therapy.
Ms Finnegan has worked with individuals in private practice, NHS outpatient settings, day treatment, and corporate sectors. She has a broad range of clinical experience and previously worked for many years in management roles leading teams in the delivery of psychological services.
Ms Finnegan is well trained in Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy. She has obtained Advanced Certification in Schema Therapy. She utilises this approach to treat the causes of longstanding repeating patterns and chronic emotional problems to bring about lasting change.
Ms Finnegan specialises in treating adults with single or complex trauma (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), Eating Disorders, body image issues, mood swings, Depression, Relational Difficulties, low self-esteem and Anxiety Disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Social Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder.