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Change Your Life with Psychotherapy


CBT Therapist & EMDR Therapist

Specialising in the treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Trauma in Bristol, UK.


Online & face to face therapy in Bristol.

CBT Online.

EMDR Online.

Therapy is also available in Polish.

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Welcome to my psychotherapy, CBT & EMDR practice

If you are ready to change your life, then you've come to the right place.

I offer psychotherapy, CBT therapy & EMDR therapy in Bristol and I can help you to reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD.  

I offer you time and a safe space where you can open up and share your story.

I offer effective treatments that will help you create lasting changes.

If you're looking for a therapist to help you with symptoms of anxiety, stress and other difficult emotions. I believe I can help you. 

I hope that as a result of therapy you will feel much better emotionally, you will notice changes in your thinking, reduction in unwanted behaviours and have a better quality of life.

I want my clients to feel empowered, motivated and inspired to continue with their transformation.


Face to face spaces available! 

What Issues I Work With

Adult Mental Health Care

Stress Management

Life-work balance



GAD - Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Health Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Trauma Therapy

PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Panic Disorder

Specific Phobias (e.g. Emetophobia)

OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Sleep Problems

Self-Esteem Issues

Eating disorders

Relationship issues




What Help I Offer

I am a Psychotherapist/Psychologist, CBT Therapist & EMDR Therapist offering the following types of individual (1:1) psychological therapy sessions with ADULTS:


  • Assessment & Consultation Session

  • Psychotherapy & Counselling Sessions

  • CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR for Trauma/PTSD, Anxiety)

  • PTSD/Trauma Therapy

  • Supervision for other Therapists

  • I offer therapy in both English and Polish

Find out more about the different types of treatments I use to help people.

Where and When?


09.00 - 11.00 online

13.00 - 17.00 (face to face)

at Bristol Talking Therapy Rooms,

in Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6SW.


09.00 - 11.00 online

13.00 - 19.00 (face to face)

at The Harbourside Practice,

in Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6SW.


09.00 - 18.00 (online via Zoom)


09.00 - 18.00 (online via Zoom)

Other times (evenings) for online therapy sessions may be also available - please contact me.



Renata Königsman

I am a Psychotherapist, CBT Therapist and EMDR Therapist in Bristol UK who is fully accredited by the BABCP and EMDR Association UK. I have many years of experience helping clients with issues such as Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression as well as many other conditions. Find out more about my experience.

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Psychotherapy & Counselling offers a safe environment where you can explore any difficulties you may be experiencing, such as unhelpful behaviour patterns and life situations, or how issues from the past are affecting you now. Psychotherapy can help with complex issues including depression.

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CBT is a solution focused talking therapy that will provide you with skills and techniques to effectively manage and overcome problems such as anxiety, stress, depression. I use CBT for anxiety, trauma & PTSD as well as a range of other problems you may be facing.

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EMDR is a powerful psychological therapy that is used to treat the effects of trauma. You can suffer trauma from a variety of life events that may have overwhelmed you and left you with ongoing psychological injuries. I use EMDR for trauma, PTSD & anxiety as well as many other problems.


What Do I Work With?

I use Psychotherapy, CBT Therapy & EMDR Therapy for the treatment of Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD & Depression, as well as a variety of other conditions including Stress Management, GAD/Worry, Panic Disorder, Specific Phobias, OCD & Health Anxiety and many more. You can find out more about some of the problems I treat below. Please contact me today to get started.

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Did you experience a difficult, stressful life event, in which you thought your life/health/identity was at risk? Did you witness a dangerous event? Do you still think or dream about it? Does it affect your sleep or ability to concentrate?


Are you jumpy, irritable or hyper-vigilant? Is it still difficult to believe that it really happened? Do reminders of it cause you to have physical reactions? Do you experience flashbacks, where you relive that particular experience?


If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Trauma or PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). As a trauma therapist EMDR is my preferred way of working with Trauma​ and PTSD. I still get amazed by the effects it brings to the clients. 


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Have you noticed that you worry too much about your health? Are you always afraid that you are seriously ill (heart disease/cancer)? Do you experience constant anxiety about your health and your life?

Do you experience rapid or pounding heartbeat, chest pain or discomfort, chills or hot flushes, sweating, nausea, trembling or shaking, dizziness or faintness, breathlessness, feelings of unreality, or numbness or tingling? Do you fear you are losing control or dying?​

If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Health Anxiety or Panic Disorder. I offer treatments that will help - including CBT for anxiety problems, which will help you deal with a range of anxiety related issues in your life.

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Do you have a sense of constant anxiety? Are you overly anxious? Do you worry about many different things? Many situations make you worry? Do you worry about everything that you need to do? Do you feel overwhelmed by your worries?


Are you able to dismiss your worries? Have you been a worrier all your life? Do you think about the worst-case scenarios that cause anxiety? Do you find difficult to relax and you feel always tense?  


If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD). I offer CBT for overcoming anxiety. CBT helps with reducing your anxiety and managing your worries. There are many effective techniques to deal with your anxiety problems. 

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Have you been feeling down, depressed, or hopeless? Have you been having trouble sleeping? Have you been feeling tired? Are your energy levels affected and poor motivation?


Do you have problems with appetite? Problems with concentration? Lack of interest in doing things? Feeling bad about yourself? Have you been experiencing thoughts that you would not want to be around?

If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Depression. I offer CBT for Depression as well as Integrative Psychotherapy, which can help you enormously when dealing with this issue.

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Do you experience unwanted, unpleasant, intrusive thoughts that you cannot get rid of? Do your thoughts revolve around catastrophic events that you think will happen and you will be responsible for if you do not perform certain activities? Do you experience urges and compulsive behaviours that you cannot stop? Do you perform rituals or routine activities such as hand washing or constant checking because you worry that something bad could happen? Do you feel discomfort if things are not done in a certain way?


If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I offer CBT for OCD as CBT is known to be one of the best therapies for treating OCD.

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Do you find difficult to cope with social situations and parties? Do you feel anxious when you are the centre of attention? Do you avoid doing activities when know you are being watched? Do you avoid talking to people you don’t know? Do you avoid speaking publicly and feel anxious in a group of people? Activities in public places cause you anxiety? Are you afraid of people in authority? Do you worry about being embarrassed?

If you experience these symptoms you might be suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder. CBT is the recommended treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder. I can help you overcome this problem and manage your symptoms. 

If you are in crisis please call your GP, Bristol Mental Health crisis line – 0300 555 0334 or Mental Health 24/7 Response Line (NHS) – 0800 953 1919.

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