Dr Gurjeet Bansal
(BSc (Hons), MSc, MBPsS, DPsych)
The Founder of My Mind & Me
Chartered Consultant Psychologist
Epsom and Ewell, Surrey
Harley st, London
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Eye Movement and Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
Interests & Experiences
Gurjeet is the founder and Clinical Director of My Mind and Me. She is a Chartered Consultant Counselling Psychologist with 17 years of experience in the mental health sector, working in both the NHS and private sector. As clinical lead for an NHS IAPT service she has managed, supervised and trained staff in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness models - alongside delivering group and individual therapy herself to people experiencing anxiety disorders, depression, self-esteem, chronic pain, and sleep difficulties. She has also trained in EMDR, an effective and evidenced-based treatment for trauma, a particular area of interest for Gurjeet that includes different forms of abuse, and PTSD.
Gurjeet is also interested in the psychological issues that high performing individuals experience in pressurised environments and has a sophisticated understanding of stress management, burn out and perfectionism. Gurjeet has a special interest in addiction and has published research in this area, as well as being a previous committee member on the British Psychological Society Faculty of Addictions.
Gurjeet has also been a guest lecturer at various universities and led workshops in corporate settings. She has also sat on the British Psychological Society Committee, focused on maintaining and improving standards of practice and service delivery within the profession. She continues to provide attendance as a guest speaker for various conferences, and BBC radio.
Gurjeet is passionate about providing care to those in need, sensitively helping them work through difficult situations, process traumatic events, and develop into better versions of themselves.