Areas of practice
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Career Issues
- Divorce and/or Separation
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Stress Management
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
- Humanistic Therapy
- Skype/Video Counselling
Counselling practice website:https://nofearcounselling.com/patrick-bensen/
Patrick has a Master in Psychology and is originally coming from Norway.
He has worked as a Clinician in Counselling Psychology or Psychotherapy for the Royal Social Service of Norway under the Ministry of Health and Mental Health.
Totalizing more than 7,500 hours of direct counselling so far, Patrick is well trained in CBT and Client-Centered Therapy.
Patrick is a member of CCPA (Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association), IAC (International Counselling Association) with consulting right to the United Nations and the APA (American Psychological Association)
His biggest achievements in Psychotherapy are: To have represented Norway two times at the United Nations and four times at the Council of Europe. In 2016, Patrick was chosen by the United Nations Scientific Committee to be one of the keynote speakers for the 50th years anniversary of IAC. He has been invited by Harvard Medical School to talk on advanced methodology and is registered as an Expert for the European Union.
Patrick is well-trained to work with either individual using CBT and Client-centered method (Rogers) or with couples where he mainly uses EFT to achieve great results.
Patrick has also a major in Organizational Psychology that can be useful in case of Workplace Counselling, Organizational Change, and HR Counselling. He is the CEO of PB Consulting Ltd and has a seat as a committee member for the Canadian Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award delivered every year across Canada by the APA.
In his free time, Patrick enjoys any nature activities and sports like for example Snowboarding (Ex assistant trainer for the Olympic Norwegian Snowboard Junior Team). Patrick is also a skilled musician and singer. He is a film maker and has produced films that were presented at the International Film Festival in Cannes.
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. 15 years experience/practice and University diploma
- Workplace and Organizational Psychology, 6 years experience/practice and University diploma
- Client-Centred Therapy, 15 years experience/practice
- EFT Couple Therapy. 2 years experience/practice
Client fee individuals:150
Client fee couples/families:250