Dr Sarah Straughan, DClinPsy, BSc (Hons)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
I am a qualified and experienced Clinical Psychologist working within the NHS and private practice. I have a warm and empathic approach and I am incredibly passionate about my work. I will provide you with a safe and confidential space and work with you using a collaborative and person centred approach.
The service I offer includes psychological assessment and psychological therapy to adults. I work with a range of psychological difficulties which include depression, anxiety disorders including phobias, low self-esteem, anger, PTSD, personality difficulties, body image difficulties and psychological difficulties related to physical health conditions.
Having trained as a clinical psychologist, I have experience and knowledge of a range of psychological models and I work in an integrative approach drawing from various psychological models including CBT.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
- BSc (First Class Hons) Psychology
I currently work as a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist in the NHS in addition to private practice. I have worked in the NHS for several years and within a number of different services. Since qualifying I have held posts within health psychology (cancer and HIV services) and within a mental health service for older people which also includes neuropsychology and working into an inpatient mental health ward.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Psychological assessment and therapy appointments cost £70 per hour.
Discounted rates are available for students and the unemployed.
I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
I do not work with children.
I usually see people on Mondays, Saturdays and other evenings can be negotiated depending on requirement.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Evenings and weekends