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More about Anthony

Anthony studied Psychology at the University of Chester, graduated with a first class BSc Hons degree and was a valedictorian of his year. He went on to complete his PhD in Psychology and also worked in mental health care for the NHS.

 

He is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol). Within the BPS he is a Full member of the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology (DSEP) and also a member of the Division of Coaching Psychology (DoCP). He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Coaching (Ad.Cert.CNS) endorsed by the National Counselling Society and is a UK Athletics accredited running coach (LiRF).

In academia Anthony is as a member of the Chester Research Unit for the Psychology of Health (CRUPH). His doctorate involved the study and application of well-established methods of psychotherapy and coaching (Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) together with empirically developed models of language and cognition. His research, involving hundreds of people, applied existing and developed new coaching methods to help people overcome uncomfortable physical and psychological sensations and engage in physical exercise. Anthony has special interests in physical activity promotion, chronic pain management, lifestyle and behaviour change using (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) ACT-based coaching and relational frame theory.

In private practice he heads a team of experienced practitioners who provide physical, psychological and complementary therapies aimed at improving wellbeing. He is also the Practice Manager at Farndon & Tattenhall Physiotherapy and Wellbeing Centres, based in Cheshire UK.

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