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Clinical Psychologist

About me

About me

Hello, I’m Dr Sonia Pace a Clinical Psychologist with over 12 years experience working within a range of mental health and well-being settings within the NHS and private sector.

I offer a free 20-minute telephone consultation, please get in touch (via telephone/email or website) to find out more.

Working with me

I provide a confidential non-judgmental space to explore and understand more about your difficulties; so, we can work together to achieve meaningful change. I work with you each step of the way creating a supportive environment that enables self-discovery, understanding and growth. It is important to me that therapy is a helpful experience and so my style is collaborative and transparent, we will identify clear aims and work together towards achieving goals.

Areas of expertise

I have extensive experience working with a range of psychological difficulties, which include; the impact of emotional difficulties, including, trauma, anxiety difficulties (worry, GAD, social anxieties), depression, self-esteem, self-doubt, low self-confidence, PTSD, work stress.  I draw from a number of evidence based interventions and tailor an approach to meet your specific needs.

I work with you to set clear goals and areas of focus for change. 

Throughout life we can face challenges, this can be significant life events but also day to day demands can affect how you feel, how you manage work and home life and impact on relationships. It is often hard to prioritise our own needs. Psychological therapy helps develop an understanding of you, to guide and support making useful changes.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 12 years experience working with adults with a range of psychological difficulties.  I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, I am a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist as recognised by the British Psychological Society and have received accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.  

This means I am highly trained, experienced clinician.  I am required and work to high standards of professional and ethical conduct with care, compassion and respect at the core values of my work.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (with Double Distinction)  (2009).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Pass with Merit).
  • BABCP accredited. (2010).
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Level 3. (2018).
  • BSc (Hons.) Psychology (First Class) (2001). 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

Fees

£110.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

The fees for self-funding 1:1 therapy cost £110 per 55 minute session.  The fee is the same for face to face, remote (video or telephone call).

When I work

I have varied availability for online or face to face appointments, please get in touch to discuss further, or book a free initial telephone consultation. 

Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, NE26

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces
VSee
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am an experienced clinical supervisor I can offer high quality bespoke consultation or clinical supervision.

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