Dr. Alyson Smith is a consultant clinical psychologist based in Cardiff, South Wales. She specialises in general adult mental health issues and addictive behaviours. She has over fifteen years of experience within these areas and has worked in a wide range of settings including the NHS, third sector, private practice and higher education.
Dr Smith has an interest in the assessment and treatment of a range of psychological difficulties including anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties and relationship issues She also specialises in the assessment and treatment of a range of addictions and addictive behaviours including:
In our daily lives, we are rarely completely focussed on what we are doing. In fact, almost half of the time,our attention is elsewhere – on the past or the future. Mindfulness is the skill of deliberately paying full attention to the present moment. It is a skill that we can cultivate with practice. It delivers benefits to our psychological wellbeing, productivity, and relationships at work and in life.
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