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DClinPsy, PgDip, BSc (Hons)

About me

I am an experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist working within the NHS and private practice. I have a warm and empathic approach and I am incredibly passionate about my work and enabling others in their recovery. I will provide you with a safe and confidential space and work with you using a collaborative and person centred approach.

I offer psychological assessment and psychological therapy for adults and I have experience working with a range of psychological difficulties which include adjustment, depression, low self-esteem, anxiety disorders, trauma including PTSD, personality difficulties, body image difficulties and psychological difficulties related to physical health conditions.

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 and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and I am also trained in and practice Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR). 

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • BSc (First Class Hons) Psychology
  • PgD Applied Clinical Neuropsychology (merit)


I currently work as a Consultant 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. I have held posts within health psychology (cancer and HIV services), neuropsychology and I have worked within mental health services for older people for a number of years.

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Further information

I am a registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a practitioner psychologist (PYL28984)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2

Type of session

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Types of client

Adults
Older adults
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