About Me

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Services in Blackburn And surrounding areas


I work with people who have had a relationship breakup.

  • Are you finding that "Letting time be a healer" isn't working?
  • Have you tried everything you can think of?
  • Are you still in pain?
  • Are you obsessing about your ex?
  • Are you asking why this happened to you, or how they could do this to you?
  • Are you angry?
  • Are you sad and lonely?
  • Are you avoiding anything that reminds you of your ex?
  • Do you want love in your life but fear being hurt again?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy can help, there are effective, proven, methods of getting over a realtionship breakdown.

  • You can learn to ease your pain.
  • Stop thinking about your ex.
  • Get out of the " why did?" loop.
  • Build happiness and realtionships.
  • Overcome fear of things that remind you of your ex.
  • Gain confidence in your ability to love again.

Why choose Better Days CBT?

When you choose Better Days CBT you choose a therapist who gives you:

  • 30 years experience as a professional in the NHS
  • Experience with a wide range of issues
  • Expertise in teaching you any of the skills you need to achieve your goals.

What you will receive

  • One to one therapy, face to face, or via zoom
  • 60 minutes of therapy (some sessions may need to be 90 minutes, there Is no extra charge for this)
  • A between session follow up call of up to 15 minutes (included at no extra cost)

Request your free 30 minute consultation or ask a question.

An email will be sent to John Burns



 John is very approachable, I feel very relaxed with him, and I don't gel with men.

I feel like I have known him forever, I have told him things I have I never told anyone.

He is really calm, he …

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What you will find in my blog

I will be writing about life transitions, how they can affect us. I will be talking about Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and offering tips on how you can help yourself.

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CBT for Loneliness

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