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- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Family Therapy
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Interviewing
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
I am a Clinical Psychologist with 18 years post-qualification experience of working in the NHS, in private practice, and in a University. I am Chartered with the British Psychological Society, registered with the HCPC, and accredited as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the BABCP. I specialise in working with children, adolescents and young adults, and their parents and families. I provide evidence based psychological therapy to treat most psychological, emotional and behavioural difficulties. I am also an experienced supervisor and trainer, providing CBT supervision and teaching for trainees at Reading University.
Areas of interest
child and adolescent mental health; anxiety; depression; PTSD; OCD; panic disorder; bereavement and loss; pain and fatigue; psychological issues relating to physical health problems; behaviour problems; parenting; eating disorders
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Cardiac conditions
- Eating disorders
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Physical disability
Current NHS consultant posts held
I am currently involved in research evaluating the effectiveness of a CBT parent intervention to address anxiety in their children.
I received the Prentice-Hall prize for achieving the highest mark in my year (First Class Honours) in my BSc Undergraduate degree.
- PsychD Clinical Psychology University of Surrey 2000
- BSc Psychology & Sociology University of Bath 1995
- Postgraduate Certificate in Supervision University of Reading 2014
Affiliations / memberships
BPS, HCPC, BABCP
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.