Dr Jennifer Vaughan
I qualified as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist in 2011 and have significant experience working with adults experiencing a range of mental health, physical health and/or neurological difficulties. I have worked in a range of settings, including within primary care / IAPT services, secondary care, inpatient (mental health and physical health hospital settings) and forensic services. I have held a Clinical Lead and Principal Clinical Psychologist role within NHS settings. I have extensive experience in consultation, supervision and teaching / training.
I have worked with a wide-range of psychological and mental health difficulties, providing highly specialist assessment, formulation and evidence-based interventions (individually and/or within groups) tailored to individual needs and their personal goals. I have helped people in managing their experiences of anxiety, anger, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), physical health (e.g., pain, chronic illness, weight management) and neurological conditions (e.g., traumatic brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s), relationship difficulties, stress and managing life transitions, self-esteem and sleep difficulties. I have also supported people with enduring mental health difficulties (e.g., psychosis, bipolar, and personality complexities).
I enjoy working in an integrative manner, with particular interest in:
· Neuropsychological, Cognitive Rehabilitation and Systemic Approaches
· Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
· Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
· Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
· Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
· Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).
· Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
I completed my undergraduate psychology degree at The University of Sheffield and my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. I have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology at The University of Glasgow. Finally, I have also completed a BPS-accredited supervisory training course at The University of Manchester. I have also attended a number of Advanced Supervision workshops.
Having developed my independent practice over the past 3 years, I have a keen interest in supporting / coaching newly independent practitioners in developing their own practice and developing their confidence in this development.