Therapist Profile

Kenneth Finlayson, British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (B.A.B.C.P.) Accredited C.B.T. Psychotherapist.

• B.A. (Hons) University of Bristol.

• B.Phil. University of Exeter. 

• Diploma S.W. University of Exeter. 

• M.Sc. University of Birmingham. 

• Post Graduate Diploma C.B.T. University of Birmingham. 

• Primary Certificate R.E.B.T. University of Birmingham. 

• Advanced Certificate R.E.B.T. University of Birmingham.

I have been delivering cognitive-behavioural therapy since 1994, in a variety of settings. Initially, in a forensic setting and from 2000 - 2009, in Health and Social Care. I have worked extensively with adults and adolescents with a broad range of psychological difficulties and behavioural problems. Since 2009, I have been working independently and have undertaken work in the NHS and the independent sector, working with adults and young people with mental health problems. I also deliver therapy in Ofsted registered children’s homes. I am an approved CBT Psychotherapist with BUPA, Allianz, AXA PPP Healthcare, Aviva, CIGNA, WPA and Simply Health.



Membership of Professional Bodies.

Accredited member of The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. (
Full member of The Association for Rational and Emotive Behaviour Therapy. (
Registered Social Worker with Social Work England. ( )

Code of Ethics.

As an accredited B.A.B.C.P CBT Psychotherapist, I adhere to their code of ethics ( and meet their standards of continuing professional development. An integral part of this is my receiving clinical supervision from another experienced CBT Psychotherapist to ensure that my practice remains at a high standard; which does not compromise client confidentiality.


My priority is your wellbeing and as such I have a personal commitment to this, in a non-judgemental manner, irrespective of your background, sexual orientation, social status, ethnicity, race or disability. My work with you is strictly confidential, however, should you disclose that you intend to harm yourself or are at risk of being harmed by another person, that information cannot remain confidential. How and to whom such information is then disclosed will be discussed with you. Similarly, should child protection concerns arise; these will be disclosed to the relevant authorities.