Jane Holmes

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Jane Holmes

For more information, please telephone us on Freephone 0330 050 1620

I have 20 years experience working in various social care, voluntary, education (schools) and NHS settings working with children, young people, adults and families. I worked in Leeds CAMHS for 7 yrs as a Specialist Child and Family Therapist before moving to Leeds NHS Adult Psychological & Psychotherapy Secondary Care Service (4 days a week) where I have worked the last 8 years as Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. In addition to individual and group therapy I provide supervision to Primary Care Mental Health IAPT CBT Therapists and CMHT staff.

I have been in part-time private practice for 10 years. I am a recognised practitioner with most of the leading health insurance companies including BUPA, AXA PPP, Aviva and Cigna

Therapies offered

Specialist areas

  • Specialist training, knowledge, skills and experience working/engaging children, young people and families adapting CBT, EMDR therapies to this age group. I am trained in Parental Behaviour Management Strategies.
  • CBT and EMDR with Adults experiencing mild, moderate and complex mental health difficulties.

Problems treated

  • ‘Peer group -friendship’ relationship problems
  • Loss, bereavement and adjustment
  • Childhood abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Family conflict/disharmony
  • Depression and low moods
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • Health anxiety
  • Low self esteem and confidence
  • Shyness, social anxiety
  • School refusal/separation anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress
  • Adolescence - transitions and developmental difficulties
  • Self identity and self representation difficulties
  • Work/exam stress


  • Diploma in Social Work (2001)
  • Certificate and Diploma in Short Term CBT (2005)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (2007)
  • EMDR Part 1-4 (2010)
  • Part 1 Advanced Practice Child Training (2013)

I am currently undertaking Masters Level (MA) advanced training in CBT Psychotherapy Children and Young People.

I am a fully Accredited and Registered Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist by the The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP)

Days and hours of work

Saturdays (evenings on request).