White Friars Counselling & Psychotherapy in Chester City Centre

Our Therapists

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Kerri Crewe



Kerri is an accredited therapist with the BACP and the EMDR association (both adults and children) and has over 13 years therapy experience.

She is trained as a integrative therapist and uses Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) and Neurofeedback into her compassionate and collaborative approach.

Kerri has a special interest in Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Trauma and Neurodiversity (ADHD, Autism, OCD, ODD, Dyslexia etc). She also has lots of experience working with children/young people who find attending school difficult and clients with emotional regulation difficulties.

Kerri also works with small children/young people and adopts a whole family approach when it is necessary to do so. This means that other members of the family may also work with Kerri, to best help the child/young person heal.

Claire Dutton



Claire is a BABCP accredited CBT therapist with over 13 years of experience working in NHS mental health services (both children & young people and adults).

She works with a broad range of problems, including OCD, PTSD, social phobia, generalised anxiety, specific phobias, illness anxiety, separation anxiety, depression, Tourette’s disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. She is also trained in helping people manage mental health in the context of long term persistent physical health conditions.

Claire is a trained EMDR therapist and member of EMDR Europe. She integrates principles of ACT, DBT and CFT into her practice.

Claire is a member of the LGBTQ+ community and offers a safe space to all. She also has experience of adapting interventions for neurodiversity.

Claire can also provide CBT Supervision and has completed a PG certificate in Supervisory Skills.

Jamie Holmes



Jamie Holmes is a psychotherapist and accredited EMDR consultant who specialises in the treatment of anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive difficulties (OCD), behavioural couples therapy, clinical depression, low self-esteem, and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). His training is in psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy and EMDR therapy and he is accredited with the BABCP and EMDR Association UK and Ireland.

Jamie has over 16 years experience of working in the field of mental health and has been a lecturer for the University of Chester where he presented on CBT and trauma focused CBT. He also provides clinical supervision to other psychotherapists, EMDR practitioners and trainee therapists as part of their ongoing development. Jamie has been awarded honorary lecturer status by the University of Chester for his role as a clinical supervisor on their IAPT High Intensity Course. Jamie has a special interest in the mental well-being of military veterans, complex trauma and attachment traumas.

Susie Woods



Susie is a fully qualified relationship counsellor. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy and is a Registered Member of BACP. Susie has worked for Relate since 2006 as a counsellor and more recently as a supervisor and trainer helping couples, individuals and families to build better relationships.

Susie has also completed an Externship in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy - an approach that aims to help couples break negative cycles of interaction and to foster the creation of an emotionally secure bond.

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If you feel like you may be at risk of harming yourself or anyone else, please contact your
GP or go to your local A&E. Unfortunately we are unable to offer a crisis support service