Mr. Alan Dovey

Senior Psychotherapist | Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapist


Alan is a highly qualified and commended Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience in mental health settings. Alan completed his postgraduate training in CBT in 1994 and has since completed a Masters’s degree in Advanced Clinical Practice.

Alan’s extensive experience in therapy settings allows him to provide a relaxed and professional manner that helps clients to feel at ease throughout the therapy process.  Alan specializes in treating a range of mental health difficulties including but not limited to Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Stress, Trauma, and relationship difficulties.

Alan is proactive in upholding the standards of psychological care. This is why he holds accreditation with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) and the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) alongside being an Affiliate Member of the Society of Occupational Medicine and Senior Associate to the Royal Society of Medicine.

Alongside Alan’s psychotherapy work, he is also the clinical director of a specialist occupational psychology service across the UK. Alan’s work has ranged from large-scale psychological projects within the public and private sectors, to working as a senior psychological therapist to national and global organizations.


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Master of Science in Clinical Psychotherapy Studies
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification

Specialist Areas

  • Anxiety Management
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Occupational Health
  • Work-Related Stress
“I believe that talking therapies should always be individiaully tailored to the client. That is why I emphasie in building a strong therapeutic foundation that underpins current difficulties and works towards managing them. ”

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