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Mr James Roast - Psychotherapy

Mr James Roast is a Psychotherapist in Essex, Chelmsford who specialises in pain management, eating disorders, child and adolescent mental health

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Mr Roast accepts referrals for all psychological presentations in adults and children. No GP referral is required.

He has a special interest in pain management, eating disorders, child and adolescent mental health specifically the emotional wellbeing of children and their development.  

Academic background

Mr Roast qualified as a psychotherapist in 2008.  Initially trained in Psycho-dynamic psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, he began operating an outpatient clinic in South Woodford, East London, specialising in Trauma; specifically with the Fire Service.

Later more specialised training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge has qualified him to combine strengths from all Psychotherapy theoretical models. 

Mr Roast began his work with adults before further training enabled a specialism in the Child & Adolescent field.  He has also studied under Prof. Chris Fairburn a specialist in Eating Disorders.

Mr Roast has worked mostly in the private sector on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.

He also provides consultancy and advisory services for work places, health services, primary and secondary schools, and has written programmes to support the Emotional Wellbeing syllabus taught under the National Curriculum.

Professional Memberships

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

National Counselling Association (NCS)

Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

NHS base

Private only

01245 200307