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3rd December 2016 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), counselling, EMDR and integrated therapy and assessments for self-esteem, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, pain, anger, and life issues with a Registered Clinical Psychologist and an accredited Psychotherapist.




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Therapy for Change offers psychotherapy, including CBT and EMDR, for anxiety, depression, trauma, pain, anger, self-esteem, stress, and other life issues for people living in Plymouth and surrounding areas.

In addition I offer supervision and Medico-legal assessments in relation to personal injury

As making a decision about counselling or therapy can be difficult, particularly for the first time, I have included a range of information in these pages but please e-mail or phone if there is anything you would like to ask.



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Therapy for Change is located in Plymouth, within easy reach for West Devon and East Cornwall, and is a private practice run by Dr Rachel Clarke. Therapy and counselling, including CBT and EMDR, is provided in a safe and supportive environment. The overall aim is to provide the psychotherapy which best suits you.

Research has established that CBT and EMDR are effective therapies. Both are recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). If you would like to know more about CBT, EMDR or the research there are links from the qualifications page.



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I am a Registered and Chartered Clinical Psychologist, an Associate Fellow member of the British Psychological Society, an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT), an accredited Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Practitioner and a registered Social Worker.



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Psychotherapy and counselling can help with:

Anxiety – manage and reduce worry

Low mood and depression – lift low mood and increase your levels of energy

Trauma – deal with experiences that have left you feeling unsafe or unsure

Pain - learn to manage your pain

Anger – learn to manage your anger

Self-esteem – build your self confidence

Stress and other life issues. – maintain your balance.

Therapy is provided in an accessible part of Plymouth, therefore convenient for people travelling within the city, as well as from East Cornwall or West Devon


“I learned long ago that in order to heal my wounds, I must have the courage to face up to them.” Paulo Coelho



Assessment, Psychotherapy and counselling, including CBT and EMDR, for people living in Plymouth, East Cornwall and West Devon for anxiety, depression, trauma, pain, anger, self-esteem, stress, and other life issues.