Dr Yvonne McNeill
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Dr Yvonne McNeill works at The Psychology Rooms located in Glasgow City centre, BMI RossHall Hospital and Stirling.
Dr McNeill is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience of treating a wide range of psychological issues in young people and adults. She specialises in assessing and treating the psychological distress, pain and changes in functioning individuals experience as a consequence of injury and illness. Dr McNeill has completed the University of Aberdeen expert witness and court room skills qualification.
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 including EMDR for trauma, ACT and Compassion Focussed Therapy. .
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 worked for more than seven years at the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery and Burns unit. She held 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 completed the Expert Witness and Court Rooms skills qualification at the University of Aberdeen.
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
Expert in CBT, EMDR, ACT and Compassion Focussed Therapy
Completed the University of Aberdeen Expert witness and court room skills qualification.
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)
University of Aberdeen : Expert Witness, Medicolegal report writing and court room skill.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
Health and Care Professions Council
The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Medico legal report writing and expert witness in court
- 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
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.