Dr Aisling Bunting specialises in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology and has 10 years experience working across various mental health settings including the NHS, private, charitable sectors and international education. She is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). In recent years, she has expanded to working with adults presenting with a range of mental health difficulties, both within the NHS and private sector. Aisling obtained a First-Class bachelors degree in Psychology and went on to complete her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Aisling believes that the first step in any therapeutic journey is developing a trusting relationship with your therapist. She works with her clients in a compassionate and collaborative manner to achieve meaningful changes. This can involve individual work, family work or parenting interventions. Including when necessary consultative work with schools and other relevant professionals.
Some of the difficulties she has treated include;
Aisling’s initial focus will be to complete a thorough assessment to reach a shared understanding of the presenting problem. This will inform which evidence based psychological therapy will best meet the needs of her client. Aisling’s training and experience allows her to work in an integrative manner, drawing on different therapeutic models and approaches to build an approach that is carefully tailored to individual client needs. This includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Family Therapy, Mindfulness, Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET). Her previous role was as a Senior Psychologist in the NHS, she now solely works in private practice. Aisling has special interests in parenting, mental health and early childhood trauma as well as high functioning anxiety and perfectionism.