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- Applied Relaxation
- Behaviour Therapy
- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Interviewing
- Trauma focused CBT
Elizabeth works as a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist within the NHS and private sector. All Clinical Psychologists complete an undergraduate degree and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology to ensure competence in delivering therapies with a range of different people, across the lifespan. Elizabeth is professionally registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, and is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society.
Elizabeth has worked within the NHS, charity and private sectors for over ten years, working with people across the lifespan to help optimise their overall wellbeing. She specialises in the field of Clinical Health Psychology, working with adults with long term physical health conditions which have caused them to experience difficulties including, but not limited to: adjusting to living with their health condition; also, feeling worried or uncertain, and/or experiencing low mood regarding the condition.
Elizabeth draws upon a number of evidence based therapeutic techniques, including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Narrative Therapy; Motivational Interviewing; and Compassion Focused Therapy. Elizabeth uses a thorough assessment to guide the selection for the most appropriate approach in collaboration with each individual that she works with.
Areas of interest
Anxiety - including worry, social anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and panic attacks;
Depression: including low mood and low self esteem;
Adjustment difficulties: such as adjusting to living with a physical health condition, loss or change of role, e.g. job, parenting stage, or relationship breakdown;
Behaviour change and increasing motivation, including reducing emotional eating, increasing physical activity and smoking cessation;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Cardiac conditions
- Pain management
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Psychologist, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Psychological adjustment to and lived experience of living with a long term physical health condition.
Mental health and adjustment of service personnel.
What happens to the mental health of UK service personnel after they return home from Afghanistan? Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 162 (2), 115-119, 2016
'I was in control of it from the start': A qualitative study of men's experiences of positive adjustment following a heart attack. Journal of Health Psychology, 22 (10), 1345-1354, 2017
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Health and Care Professions Council, 2018
Affiliations / memberships
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Clinical Psychologist;
Chartered member of the British Psychological Society;
Affiliated therapist of Bristol Psychology Services