Dr Yvonne McNeill
Dr Yvonne McNeill works at The Psychology Rooms in Glasgow ( BMI RossHall Hospital and City centre) and Stirling. She is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience of treating a wide range of psychological issues.
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a Chartered Member of the British Psychology Society, she holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Masters degree in Psychological Medicine as well as a degree in Psychology. Dr McNeill has studied at Glasgow University, Boston College and has also undertaken additional training in a range of therapeutic approaches.
In the NHS, Dr McNeill has worked as a Clinical Psychologist in Child & Adolescents services at Yorkhill Childrens Hospital and Cross House Paediatic Unit. She has worked in Maternity & Neonatal Services providing support during pregnancy, after traumatic birth and loss and offering support to families with babies in SCBU and ICU. She has worked in Adult Services both in mental health services and alongside the medical profession in hospitals.
Dr McNeill has worked for more than six years at the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery and Burns unit. She currently holds the post of the only Clinical Psychologist in Liaison Psychiatry covering all medical specialities at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Stobhlll Hospital. Dr McNeill therefore has unique expertise in assessing the impact of critical incidents, illness and physical disability on an individuals mental health for medico legal and therapeutic purposes.
Dr McNeill has had a long career in private practice and the NHS assessing patient’s readiness to investigate their risk of disease, such as genetic risk of cancer, or undergo surgery. For the last 6 years, Dr McNeill has assessed individuals for cosmetic surgery inline with AEARP.
Dr McNeill had developed and delivered teaching on suicide risk assessment and management to a wide range of medical professionals from surgeons, to nurses to auxiliaries.
Dr McNeill had taught medical staff to deliver low-level psychological skills on a ward and in outpatient clinics alongside their own clinical practice. Dr McNeill has hosted workshops alongside the esteemed Prof. Chris Williams for staff working in children’s mental health services in England.
Training, qualifications & experience
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Glasgow
M.Sc. in Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow
Master of Arts in Psychology, University of Glasgow
Compassion Focussed Therapy training.
NES Clinical Supervision training
NES supervisor for CBT therapist
Trainer for NES Developing Practice Course (6day training course teaching non psychologists psychosocial and CBT skills)
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Psychological assessment for surgery
- supporting medical decision making
- Coping and adjusting to illness and invasive medical treatment
- Coping with changes in body image
- Coping with physical disability
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
Psychological therapy sessions are charged at £110 per hour.
The Psychology Rooms is recognised by all major insurance companies therefore if you have private medical insurance, The Psychology Rooms will bill your insurer.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday 8.30-9 Tuesday 8.30-6 Wednesday 9am - 9pm Thursday 9-8. Skype consultation available in evenings as arranged
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|