Dr Moran is a HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and an Accredited Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapist.
He has many years’ experience of working with adults in all areas of Adult Mental Health and in NHS Substance Misuse services. He is an experienced Expert Witness and regularly prepares Medico-legal Psychological Assessment reports for the courts.
His therapeutic approach is Integrative, identifying ‘what works for whom’ through a thorough assessment and a rigorous formulation of client difficulty. He is experienced in Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) approaches including Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Person-Centred Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Schema Therapy.
He holds a senior clinical position within the NHS and works in private practice providing therapy to individuals and couples with a wide range of mental health difficulties including anxiety spectrum disorders, depression, relationship difficulties, impulse control disorders, personality disorders, chronic pain, bereavement and life adjustment issues.
Prior to his training as a Psychologist, John worked in The City of London as an IT Consultant for over 20 years enabling him to have a unique insight into many stress-related mental health problems commonly associated with working in the Financial Services Sector.
He is able to offer face-to-face, telephone and Skype sessions and aims to provide a recovery-orientated approach, enabling clients to develop coping skills and build resilience to their mental health difficulties.
Dr Moran also uses a recovery-oriented approach in his work with Substance Misuse difficulties and has worked extensively with alcohol, opiate, stimulant and cannabis misuse both privately and in the community. In addition, he has worked with sex and gambling addictions.
Dr Moran is registered with all the major health insurance providers including BUPA, Pru Health, AXA PPP, AVIVA, Vitality, Simply Health and Cigna and is able to provide flexibility with times to accommodate daytime and evening sessions.