I am a Clinical Psychologist with over twelve years of post-qualification experience of working with adults (aged 16+) across a wide range of psychological difficulties. I offer individual assessment and therapy plus expert witness reports. I specialise in the area of trauma (including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and commonly use Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I am registered with the Health Professions Council, registration number PYL16628, and I am chartered with the British Psychological Society.
Treatment may be financed through Private Health Insurance, and I am registered with most companies. Please ensure you have made contact with your insurance provider prior to starting treatment as it is important that you get authorisation from your provider before treatment starts. Clients can also self-finance treatment.
I studied for my MA in Psychology at Edinburgh University in 1999. I then continued education at Edinburgh to study for my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2005.
I was employed as Senior Clinical Psychologist by the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust for 4 years. Responsibilities included provision of psychological assessment and therapy to adults with a wide range of mental health problems, supervision of clinical psychologists and multidisciplinary team members and training and consultation to professionals.
I was also employed as a Clinical Psychologist by the Lothian NHS Trust for 6 years. Responsibilities included provision of assessment, formulation and a variety of evidenced-based psychological therapies for adults presenting with a wide range of mental health needs, training and consultation to the multidisciplinary team and the development of a psychological service for people with diabetes and co-morbid mental health problems.