Ms Geri Richardson

Associate Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (BABCP Accredited)
BA (Hons); PGDip (social work); PGDip(Cognitive Therapy); PGDip (Counselling)


Ms Geri Richardson is a BABCP Accredited CBT Psychotherapist and an EMDR Therapist with many years’ experience of working with people experiencing emotional and psychological difficulties. She works with young people and adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, eating disorders, cancer and bereavement amongst other difficulties. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including systemic family and compassion focused work, and has particular training and expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

In addition to her private work, Geri has worked in various settings including NHS, Local Authority, Occupational Health and the voluntary sector. She has a large amount of experience in child and adolescent mental health, and until recently was the Clinical Lead of a community eating disorder service. She has also worked in an addiction treatment centre engaging in therapy with clients and their families. Outside of Socrates, Geri currently works part time with people experiencing long term physical health conditions and provides psychological consultation to a foster care agency.

Geri has additional training and qualifications in supervision and provides this to both qualified and therapists in training. She is a member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and is accredited by both the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists (BABCP) and the British Association of Counselling (BACP).

Geri sees clients at our main base in Huddersfield.