Dr Helen Beesley: Psychology

Dr Helen Beesley



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About me

Helen Beesley has enjoyed working in both clinical and clinical research posts since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist at the University of Liverpool in 2004. Her area of specialism is clinical health psychology; the psychological aspects of physical illness. She led the development of a new clinical psychology service in Breast Services at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. During her 11 years at the hospital, she also took a role as Macmillan Principal Clinical Psychologist & Research Lead in a broader psychology service for people affected by cancer. Her clinical work involved supporting patients affected by illness and their family members using psychological therapy. Over the last 15 years she has carried out and published clinical research and continues to do so, with colleagues in the Liverpool Psychology in Cancer Care Research Group.

Presently, she works in private practice in Liverpool city centre and at Spire Murrayfield Hospital on the Wirral. She is also Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool. As a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Helen is HCPC registered. She is also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.

If the specified working hours are not convenient, Helen may have some flexibility across the week and would be happy to discuss this.

Areas of interest

Adjustment to life threatening illness; Adjustment to chronic illness; Recurrence of illness; Managing anxiety/ worry; Psychological effects of childhood trauma/ abuse; Treatment decision making; Depression; Anxiety

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Oncology
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  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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