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
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 Therapist, 13.
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