Mr Simon Andrew Birke

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

B.Soc (Hons) MSc

Year qualified:1988

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Simon Birke is a chatered clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience of working in a range of settings inlcuding the NHS and independent sector. He has worked with in-patients and out-patients, in medium-secure hospitals and in the community, in GP practices and rehabillitation placements.

Mr Birke worked in a senior management position before establishing a full time private practice. He mainly uses a cognitive-behavioural approach to empower clients to manage the causes of their distress and promote their well-being in a safe and non-judgemental environment.

Clinical Interests



  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • ODC

  • Anger and assertiveness

  • Self-esteem

  • Phobias

  • Panic attacks

  • Alcohol & substance abuse

  • Abusive behaviour

Professional Membership



  • British Psychological Society

  • Health Professions Council

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