Dr Amanda (Mandy) Forbes. Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Dr Mandy Forbes is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Mandy is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. A former Clinical Lead of Clinical Health Psychology, NHS Tayside. Mandy has worked in both the NHS and in Private Practice for a number of years.
Mandy runs Sports Mind Scotland. The service is based in Dundee, however also offers appointments in Fife. Sports Mind Scotland consists of two teams. The General Clinical Psychology Team and The Psychology in Sport Team. More details can be found on our website or give us a call if you want to find out more about our service.
The General Clinical Psychology Clinic: is for anyone experiencing Psychological Distress/Mental Health Problems, such as Depression, Anxiety problems (PTSD, Phobias, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety, OCD), Problems with your sleep, low self-esteem, poor body image, low confidence, work related stress, relationship issues, problems related to your physical health.
The Sports Clinic:is for all athletes, or anyone involved in sport-Amateur and Professional, who are experiencing psychological/mental health problems impacting upon sporting performance, such as depression, anxiety, post-injury/illness rehabilitation, pre-competition anxiety.
Training, qualifications & experience
Dr Forbes undertook her Clinical training at the University of Edinburgh. She is trained in a number of psychological therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is EMDR level 4 trained. Mandy also holds a Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis and a Diploma in Sports Psychology.
Mandy is former Clinical Lead of Clinical Health Psychology, NHS Tayside. She has a number of years experience working in Adult Mental Health and with clients experiencing psychological problems related to their physical health. Mandy has worked in both the NHS and Private Practice for a number of years. She has a particular interest and experience in Mental Health issues in sport.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Binge-eating disorder
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Tayside Complete Health, Dundee: £110.00 per session.
Dr Forbes is registered with all Major Private Insurance Companies.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Tuesday PM and Thursday PM Other availability by discussion
Types of client