Dr Tracy Butterworth

Clinical Psychologist

BScAppPsych, DPsych(Clin)

Mondays – 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesdays – 10:30am to 7:00pm
Wednesday – 7:30am to 2:00pm

Issues Tracy Can Help You With

  • Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Communication Skills
  • Depression and Low Mood
  • Difficult Life Transitions
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Excessive Worry and Rumination
  • Insomnia and Sleep Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Attacks
  • Perinatal Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Management / Image Concerns
  • Workplace Issues / Bullying

About Tracy

Tracy is a Clinical Psychologist with more than 16 years experience, working with difficulties such as trauma, low self-esteem, perfectionism, OCD, anxiety and panic, depression, eating disorders and Borderline Personality disorder.

Tracy’s therapeutic approach is warm, collaborative and client-led. She welcomes questions and creating shared treatment plans with her clients. She understands the value of gaining psychological insight and understanding into one’s difficulties and at the same time having access to strategies that enable desired change.

Tracy has a special interest and expertise in the area of trauma, from single-event trauma to complex trauma and PTSD, working with intense emotions and mindful approaches to psychological awareness. She has trained extensively in the treatment of trauma, including evidence-based therapies such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Tracy is also a qualified Dialectical Behaviour Therapist (DBT). She worked as a Consultant Clinical Lead of a DBT service in the UK.  She has undertaken and published research on the clinical effectiveness of DBT and lectured at Queens University in Belfast and the University of East London.

Tracy did her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology in Northern Ireland and completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in London.

Evidence-Based Therapeutic Approach

  • Schema Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Narrative Therapy

Meet Tracy

  • Tracy is committed to mindful living.

  • Practises meditation and yoga.

  • Likes spending time with her family and friends.

  • Grew up in Ireland.