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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Applied Relaxation
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
Areas of interest
all mental health problems; individual and group treatment; relationship difficulties; stress; unexplained physical problems
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Pain management
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Tutor / Clinical Psychology
University of Hull
Clinical Background: NHS and private sector, working with complex presentations in forensic, adult and child & adolescent mental health, and neuropsychology. Consultancy work. Trained in EMDR, clinical hypnosis and group group analytic psychotherapy.
Love/sexuality, forensic, trauma psychotherapy and outcome research.
Research (Phd) supervisor at the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling
MA Psychonanalytic Studies
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Member of BPS & HCPC)
Post-graduate Diploma in Group Psychotherapy (Group Analysis )
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education
Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis
Training in EMDR (Member of EMDR UK & Ireland)
(Additional) Languages spoken
- German - Native or bilingual
- Greek, Modern - Fluent
- French - Basic
Vosmer, S (2018-2020) Quarterly column on quantatitative research; book reviews; working in forensic inpatient services.
Vosmer, S. (2017) The Myth of Romantic Love may be ruining your health. The Conversation / Independent.
Vosmer, S. (2016) What do dreams reveal about ourselves and ‘the other’? Group- Analytic Contexts, 73: 60-75.
Vosmer, S. (2016/17) ‘Quantitative Unease ’Group-Analytic Contexts, Issues 71-74
Vosmer (2015) Lessons Learnt for Group Analysis from a Group for Adults with Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. PSC, 1(2)
Vosmer, S. (2012) The usefulness of group analysis in the conceptualization and treatment of personality disorders and complex post-traumatic stress disorder. Group Analysis 45(4), 498-514.
Vosmer, S. (2010) Group Analysis and the Virtual World. Communication in an Expanding Matrix. Group Analysis, 43(4), 505-21.
Vosmer, S, Hackett, S. and Callanan, M. (2009) “Normal” and “inappropriate” childhood sexual behaviours: Findings from a Delphi study of professionals in the United Kingdom. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 15(3), 275-288.
Iqbal, S. and Gracey, D. (2009) Bereavement and cognitive functioning in late life: A review. PSIGE Newsletter, 107, 3-14.
Iqbal, S. and Laura Pipon-Young (2009) The Delphi Method. A step-by-step guide. The Psychologist,22(7) 598-601.
Iqbal, S. and Bassett, M. (2008) Perceived usefulness of activity scheduling. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 15(7), 393-398.
Iqbal, S. (2007) The usefulness of the social unconscious. Clinical Psychology Training Research & Development. 6(1), 22-30.
Iqbal, S., Dolan, M. and Monteiro, B. (2004) Characteristics of Deaf Sexual Offenders referred to a Specialist Mental Health Unit in the UK. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology. 15 (3)
Courses offered to GPs
Psychoeducation on CBT
Link between mental and physical health difficulties
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA)
Member of the Group Analytic Society International (GASi)
Full Member of BPS, HCPC, UKCP
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