Howard Psychology offers psychotherapy to adults, children and young people. Howard Psychology provides a wide range of psycholegal services to Solicitors, Local Authorities and Family Courts.
Howard Psychology have expertise in the treatment of anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complex trauma, and dissociative disorders. Colin Howard is an experienced trauma therapist, and is skilled at synthesising a diverse range of therapeutic modalities and relating them to the latest understanding of the neuroscience of treating complex trauma.
Treatment at Howard Psychology can involve the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Dissociation Reprocessing (EMDR), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, the Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM), Lifespan Integration, Ego State, and Deep Brain Reorienting (DBR).
Howard Psychology provides supervision, and training, to other psychotherapists, as well as organisations, helping them understand and effectively treat their clients.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an approach to help people experiencing a wide range of mental health difficulties. The basis of CBT is that what people think affects how they feel emotionally and also alters what they do. During times of mental distress the way the person sees and judges themselves and the things that happens to them alters. Things tend to become more extreme and unhelpful. This can worsen how the person feels and causes them to act in ways that keep their distress...
Eye movement desensitisation reprocessing (EMDR)
EDMR is an innovative clinical treatment, which has successfully helped over one million people who have experienced psychological difficulties which originate from some kind of traumatic experience, such as sexual abuse, childhood neglect, road traffic accidents and violence. EMDR is also successful in treating other complaints such as performance anxiety, self-esteem issues, phobias, and other trauma related anxiety disorders.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy is a body-centred psychotherapy that makes it possible for clients to discover the habitual and automatic attitudes, both physical and psychological, by which they generate patterns of experience. This gentle therapy teaches clients to follow the inherently intelligent processes of body and mind to promote healing. It is particularly helpful in working with the effects of trauma and abuse, emotional pain, and limiting belief systems.
The Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM)
The Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM) was developed by Lisa Schwarz, M.Ed., a licensed psychologist in Pittsburgh, PA. The Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM) is a neuro-biologically based trauma treatment model which facilitates targeting of traumatic experiences by bridging the most primitive aspects of the person and their brain, to their purest, healthiest part of the self.
Deep Brain Reorienting (DBR)
Deep Brain Reorienting was developed by Dr. Frank Corrigan mainly for the treatment of attachment shock; but it can also be applied to the processing of other unresolved traumatic experiences. The indication that past events continue to have an impact is that there are clinically significant symptoms which would not be present if the experiences had not occurred.