Professional background and experience

Hi, I’m Alice and I am a chartered Clinical Psychologist. I have experience working with people across various mental and physical health settings both within the NHS and charity sector.

There are many ways to approach psychological difficulties. My clinical psychology training and experience enables me to use a range of evidence-based psychological therapies. I like to establish shared goals with the people I work with and find gaining an understanding of a person’s values enables me to work flexibly to support them. The approaches I draw on most frequently include Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in addition to compassion focused therapy and mindfulness techniques.

Through one-to-one therapy, my aim is to support adults and adolescents to gain an understanding of their difficulties and adopt skills to reduce the restrictive and often painful impact of difficult thoughts and feelings. This can help to improve the person’s overall wellbeing and quality of life.

Training and qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Additional training in ACT
Accreditation to professional bodies
  • HCPC Registered
Areas of special interest
  • Anxiety difficulties (e.g. worry, panic, managing uncertainty, OCD), Clinical health psychology (e.g. adjustment to physical health conditions and related stress), Psychological wellbeing of athletes, sports performance and adjustment to injury, ACT

If you’re interested in  booking an appointment with Alice Bentley, book a free initial consultation here.

What to expect from our Therapists

We carry out rigorous checks and vet all our therapists before they join the team. They must meet with our high standards of professional specification which includes:

This means that the mental health professional you see will be qualified, experienced and competent.

We are a private mental health clinic and have a number of therapists with different specialities. Because of this, we can offer therapies to help with a wide range of mental health issues from Anxiety to PTSD and child psychology.

First, we carry out a triage step during a 15-minute free initial telephone consultation. Depending on the challenges you’re facing, we will then recommend a counsellor, CBT therapist or clinical psychologist.

We also have clinic locations throughout the North, so there is usually one not too far from you.

As a result, we can usually offer an appointment quickly and at a time and place convenient for you. But, above all, tailored to your needs.

Please note, not all of our therapists work from all our clinic locations. Contact us for information on which therapists it is possible to see at which locations.

As well as Alice we have a number of other Clinical Psychologists, CBT Therapists and Counsellors in our team.
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