Dr Matt Wardley

Counselling Psychologist (HCPC Registered)

Therapies offered

  • Short, medium or long term individual therapy, group therapy, clinical supervision as well as consultancy and training
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT), mindfulness and self-compassion.
  • For more information see Matt’s personal website.

About Dr Matt Wardley
Counselling psychologist Matt, has worked in the NHS in a number of mental and physical health services for over 11 years, as well as working in private practice for many years.

He helps people with a number of issues such depression/low mood, anxiety (including panic attacks, phobias, trauma, health anxiety, social anxiety, obsessions and compulsions), life changes and adjustment, loss and grief, anger, low self-esteem, career/work concerns, and family/relationship issues. He also has specialist experience working with chronic health conditions and has worked in specialist NHS services involving eating and weight issues, diabetes, chronic pain, heart and respiratory conditions, kidney disease, and physical intensive care.

He is experienced and approachable and aims to create a trusting environment where you feel supported and comfortable sharing whatever is concerning you.

Additional Experience
Publication: Wardley MN, Flaxman PE, Willig C, Gillanders D (2014). ‘Feel the Feeling’: Psychological practitioners’ experience of acceptance and commitment therapy well-being training in the workplace. Published in the Journal of Health Psychology – for further information see his website.

Professional & academic qualifications

  • DPsych, Doctorate of Counselling Psychology, City University, London, 2011
  • Med (Distinction), Psychology of Education, University of Bristol, 2007
  • MEng (1st Class hons) in Electronic and Computer Engineering with Business Studies, 2003.


  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – Reg: PYL26805
  • Trained in Psychometric testing (Level A and Level B)