Jackie Edwards – Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Therapist Name: Dr jackie Edwards

Qualifications: BSc (hons) Psychology, Clin Psy D. PG Dip CAT

Professional Accrediting Body and Memberships:

Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC – PYL03860)
British Psychological Society (BPS – C.Psychol, AFBPsS)
Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapists (ACAT – CAT Practitioner)

Specialisms: Jackie is able to offer a wide range of services. She currently works part time in the NHS specialising in complex trauma – working with adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse.

Working Hours: Thursday (daytime and evenings), Wednesday & Friday (evenings)

Contact Details: Tel:   07811 407929                  Email: j.edwards.cpsychol@gmail.com


Jackie is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Cognitive Analytic Therapist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She has more than 20 years of experience working in the NHS with complex psychological and mental health issues. She is trained to doctoral level in a variety of therapeutic approaches and also has postgraduate training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT).

Types of Client:

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Older Adults
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Insurance Companies (Usually CAT, CBT or brief solution-focussed approaches but other therapies can be considered)

Main Types Of Therapy Provided:

  • Person Centred
  • Integrative (Including humanistic, systemic, psychodynamic, compassion-focussed, mindfulness & cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy

Main Practice Areas:


  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement / Loss
  • Childhood Abuse (emotional / physical / sexual)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Couples / Relationship Therapy
  • Deliberate Self Harm
  • Dissociation
  • Intrusive / Obsessional Thoughts
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Overwhelming Emotions
  • Panic Attacks and Panic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress


Jackie’s fees start at £60 for 50 minutes. However, there may be additional costs depending on the type of therapy and whether therapy is funded by an Employee Assistance Program or Insurance Company or if you require written reports. Under such circumstances, she would agree payment procedures prior to beginning therapy either by telephone or at your initial meeting.

All therapists at Chelmsford Therapy Rooms are Self Employed. They have been vetted and provided proof of qualifications, membership of at least one professional body and insurance. We strive to bring you the best private therapy services in Chelmsford. This is why all therapists join as members, have signed a contract to use the therapy room, and are expected to keep up to date with their Professional Memberships, Insurance and Continuing Professional Development as appropriate. The management at Chelmsford Therapy Rooms ensure that this information is kept up to date as much as we possibly can via providing Networking, Training and requesting up to date copies of all of the therapists proof of memberships and insurance as appropriate.