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Dr Claire Plumbly

Claire is an HCPC-Registered Clinical Psychologist & Director of Good Therapy Ltd, a therapy-centre for trauma-focussed therapies online and in Taunton.

As well as 1-1 therapy, she runs regular workshops on burnout; boundaries; anxiety and overthinking and is the author of Burnout: How to Manage Your Nervous System Before It Manages You.


She has an active presence on social media where she aims to make psychological ideas and resources more accessible to the public to help improve wellbeing and debunk therapy misconceptions. You can follow her on IG, FB, LinkedIn and YT with the handle @drclaireplumbly.

Hear Claire talk about burnout and trauma in these podcasts:


You Are Not A Frog With Dr Rachel Morris


Are Your Tiny Traumas Building Up Into Burnout?

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The Happier Life Project with Gabby Sanderson


Ask The Expert, Coping At Christmas With Dr Claire Plumbly

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Dirty Mother Pukka with Anna Whitehouse


Dr Claire Plumbly on Burnout, Utter Exhaustion and When To Call The Doctor

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Where the Wild Women Are with Lindsay Dalton


Understanding Trauma with Dr Claire Plumbly

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Dr Claire Plumbly qualified in 2008.  Her NHS work includes 6 years in an Improving Access to Psychological (IAPT) service, then in 3 years in a sexual assault referral centre in London. 


She has been in full time private practice in Somerset since 2017 specialising in trauma-related issues such as sexual assault; attachment trauma and burnout.

Claire is accredited in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and is an EMDR Consultant-Supervisor, plus she has training in Mindfulness, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Skills.  She uses these in an integrative way depending on the background and needs of her clients. 

Claire has trained in Pre-Trial Therapy (PTT) so can provide this to victims of sexual assault who are going through (or considering going through) the criminal justice system. 

Claire's services include:

1-1 therapy

 EMDR intensive week

✨ Workshops (join her mailing list to hear about the next one or enquire if you'd like her to run one at your workplace.)

 A 6-month programme designed for women who are burnt-out and overwhelmed. Check it out here.

Fee: £130 per session​

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