Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Brain Lock - free yourself from obsessive compulsive behaviour by Jeffrey Schwartz and Beverly Beyette
  • Overcoming OCD by David Veale and Rob Wilson
  • The imp of the mind - exploring the silent epidemic of obsessive bad thoughts by Lee Baer
  • Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts by Sally Winston and Martin Seif


  • Managing depression with CBT for dummies by Brian Thomson and Matt Broadway-Horner
  • Overcoming depression by Paul Gilbert
  • Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig
  • Overcoming Depression: The Curse Of The Strong by Dr Tim Cantopher
  • Manage Your Mind - 2nd Edition by Dennis Greenburger and Christine A Padesky

Anxiety Disorders

  • How to stop worrying- Paul McGee
  • Overcoming worry by Mark Freeston and Kevin Meares
  • Managing anxiety with CBT for dummies by Graham Davey and Kate Cavanah

Eating disorders

  • Skills-based learning for caring for a loved oone with an eating disorder: the new Maudsley method by Janet Treasure and Gainne Smith
  • Anorexia nervosa: A survival guide for family’s friends and sufferers by Janet Treasure
  • Getting better bite by bite: A survival kit for sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge eating Disorders by Ulrike Schmidt and Janet Treasure
  • Thin by Grace Bowman


  • Managing anger with CBT for dummies by Gillian Bloxham
  • Overcoming anger and Irritability by Dr William Davies

Emotional Dysregulation

  • Managing intense emotions and overcoming self-destructive habits- Lorraine Bell
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells by Kreger Randy

Autistic Spectrum Disorders/ Asperger’s Syndrome

  • Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood
  • The Autistic Spectrum a guide for parents and professionals by Lorna Wing


  • Mindfulness a practical guide to peace in a frantic world by Professor Mark Williams and Dr Danny Penman


  • Oxford Cognitive therapy centre

CBT Self-help - General

  • Manage your mind by Gillian Butler and Tony Hope
  • SUMO by Paul McGee
  • CBT for Dummies by Rhena Branch and Rob Wilson
  • Mind over Mood by Christine Padesky
  • The highly sensitive person by Elaine Aron
  • The overcoming series- anger and irritability, OCD, depression, low self-esteem, worry, social anxiety and shyness, health anxiety – various authors
  • Feeling Good the new mood therapy by David Burns
  • Reinventing your life by Jeff Young and Janet Klosko
  • Overcoming Low Self-esteem by Melanie fennel
  • Stress Related Ilness by Dr Tim Cantopher
  • The Chimps Paradox: The Mind Management Programme by Prof Steve Peters
  • Calm by Fearne Cotton
  • Quiet by Fearne Cotton
  • Happy by Fearne Cotton



  • Headspace
  • ICBT for IPhone and IPad
  • Calm
  • Thought Diary


During this challenging period with restrictions in place in the battle against Covid-19 I am continuing to work as normal.

I am able to offer sessions through Skype, Zoom and other modalities rather than face to face. You can contact me via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can call me on 07789 964 092 if you would like to arrange a consultation.

Best Wishes

Dr Fiona Simpson