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Kane Duffy

CBT Therapist

About Kane:
Works as CBT Therapist at First Psychology Centre, Edinburgh.

Languages spoken:

  • English
Kane Duffy is an experienced CBT therapist who works with individual adults with a wide range of issues and problems including: anxiety; depression/low mood; stress; abuse/neglect; autism spectrum disorder; bereavement/grief/loss; exam stress; gender/sexual identity; life transitions; loneliness; mindfulness; obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); relaxation; and many more issues. 

Kane has significant experience working with people with anger, trauma, anxiety disorders, mood regulation, avoidance, panic, self-esteem, shame and with borderline personality disorder. He is also particularly experienced in working with people with gambling issues and associated risk-taking behaviours. When working with trauma, Kane is confident in working with abandonment/neglect issues and the core beliefs associated with this.

Kane's way of working

Kane is passionate about helping people bring about change. He aims to build a therapeutic relationship with each client and to provide a space in which each person can feel safe to discuss, explore and understand their issues and find a positive way forward in their lives. Kane's therapeutic approach uses cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) and DBT-informed therapy as well as elements from other approaches to meet the individual needs and preferences of each person. Kane also has experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and his practice is enhanced by theoretical knowledge and practical skills from this approach, which he integrates this into his CBT practice.

Kane's background and training

Kane has many years' experience in supporting roles working with individuals and groups. He has worked in a hospital setting helping people achieve their goals as well as in the voluntary/charity sector helping people to recover from their mental health conditions. 

Kane has a BABCP Accredited Post-graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavoural Therapy; and a MSc and BSc in Applied Psychology from Heriot Watt University.

Kane is accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

Kane Duffy is BABCP accredited

Kane's fee

Kane charges £85 per session for self-funding clients. He also works with clients referred via their employer/organisation – for further details, please visit First Psychology Assistance.