Mrs Jane Hirst

BASP, Snr Accd, Psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist, CBT Therapist (Mild to Moderate)

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Jane Hirst at Spire include:

Other treatments

Allied Health Professionals: Psychotherapy

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Professional profile

Jane Hirst trained at Manchester University and has been counselling in full time employment since 1995 with the NHS. She has also been employed by the Lancashire Constabulary on a sessional basis since 1995 to the present day. More recently she was invited to be a welfare consultant for the Police Firearms Associaton.

Jane is an EMDR (Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing) accredited practitioner, which is part of the NICE guidelines for recent and developmental trauma. She has also been asked by the EMDR Board to be the national representative for special interest groups in the UK and Ireland.

Jane Hirst also has a small private practice and is able to see self-funding and BUPA insured patients.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: CBT EMDR trauma therapy; Post traumatic stress; Emotional distress due to current life circumstances; Anxiety; Depression; Stress; Relationship problems; Abuse - physical, mental, emotional and sexual; Adjustment issues - diagnosis of serious illness, sexuality issues, bereavement, grief, loss reactions, group analytical psychotherapy.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
The Association of E.M.D.R. United Kingdom and Ireland
United Kingdom Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

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Current NHS posts

Lancashire Constabulary: Counsellor / Psychotherapist

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Personal Profile

Jane Hirst is married with two adult children.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308 031