About Martin

Martin Smith is a psychotherapist with a well established private practice based in Nottingham. He specialises in the treatment of anxiety, psychological trauma and post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), as well as depression, stress, phobias and relationship issues.

One of his key strengths lies in his ability to draw on a wide range of skills and techniques to assist his clients to take back control of their lives and begin to move on in a positive and rewarding way. He is a senior accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the National Counselling Society (NCS). He holds a diploma in psychotherapy working from Solution focused and Brief therapy approach. He has a Bachelors degree in psychotherapy with specific focus on clinical hypnosis and a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.

His research, study and training has enabled him to have a very deep knowledge base from which he can draw to assist client’s with a range of issues. As a trainer Martin presents on subjects such as effective stress management for work and life with a highly innovative programme entitled Psychological First Aid Enemy at the Gate and understanding Personality in the workplace.

A qualified Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Time Line Therapy and Integrated Parts Therapy Martin also draws on his knowledge of Clinical Hypnosis and Mindfulness to give a full and rounded approach to dealing with often difficult psychological issues that people can present. He has also written numerous articles for UK and US Magazines. He is a life member of the Open University Psychological Society and The Institute for Leadership and Management.

If you would like any further information on any of the programmes and courses available or details on therapy sessions you can call Martin direct on 07973 410010 or email him at office@taking-control.co.uk