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Layla Mofrad

Theme: Prevention Early Intervention and Behaviour Change


Layla Mofrad is a Social Worker, Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and Supervisor, and EMDR therapist. She has significant experience working in IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) primary care services and currently works as a Senior Psychological Therapist at the Centre for Specialist Psychological Therapies in Newcastle.

In recent years she has worked on developing and delivering group interventions focussing on building tolerance to uncertainty; a transdiagnostic intervention for people with anxiety disorders.

Area of work

Layla plans to develop the evidence for uncertainty-based interventions by evaluating the Making Friends with Uncertainty Group using both qualitative and quantitative methods.

Areas of interest

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Intolerance of Uncertainty

Recent publications

Mofrad, L., Tiplady, A., Payne, D., & Freeston, M. (2020). Making friends with uncertainty: Experiences of developing a transdiagnostic group intervention targeting intolerance of uncertainty in IAPT. Feasibility, acceptability and implications. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist13.

Get in touch

Email:  [email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8783-6235
Twitter: @laylamofrad