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I am registered as a Psychologist Specialising in Psychotherapy with Senior Practitioner Status with the British Psychological Society. I offer psychological therapy to adults experiencing difficulties after accidents and other trauma, as well as working with individuals experiencing other psychological problems. I have worked as a consultant for a wide range of organisations, including NHS Trusts, Councils, various Universities, and local companies.
Areas of interest
Individual therapy; CBT; Depression; Anxiety; Bereavement; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Major trauma; Stress related disorders; Road traffic accident related anxiety; stress at work
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
I provide an independent clinical psychology practice in central South England.
I provide psychological therapy services and specialise in the preparation of psychological reports on the effects of road traffic accidents, stress and other trauma for the courts/insurers as an expert witness.
I have conducted research into whiplash, phobic travel anxiety, malingering and stress at work. I have published, and continue to publish, numerous papers in academic and professional journals.
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Fontinha, R., Easton, S., & Van Laar, D. (2019). Overtime and quality of working life in academics and non-academics: The role of perceived work-life balance. International Journal of Stress Management, 26(2), 173.
Easton, S., & Van Laar, D. (2018). Reconciling organizational stress, cultural differences and quality of working life. Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning, 7(1), 27-38.
Fontinha, R., Easton, S. & Van Laar, D. (2017). Overtime and Quality of Working Life in Academics and non-Academics: The Role of Perceived Work-life Balance. International Journal of Stress Management (in press)
Fontinha, R., Van Laar, D., & Easton, S. (2016). Quality of working life of academics and researchers in the UK: the roles of contract type, tenure and university ranking. Studies in Higher Education, 1-18.
Harris, P, Loveman, E, Clegg, A, Easton, S & Berry, N. (2015) Systematic review of cognitive behavioural therapy for the management of headaches and migraines in adults. British Journal of Pain; 1–12. DOI: 10.1177/2049463715578291
Easton, S., Van Laar, D. & Marlow-Vardy, R. (2013). Quality of Working Life and the Police. Management, 3(3): 135-141.
Easton, S & Van Laar, D (2013). Measuring quality of working life using the work-related quality of life scale. The Journal of the International Stress Management Association. 26, 2, 25 - 26.
Easton, S. (2012): Assessing malingering, lying and deception for reports. Clinical Psychology Forum, 229: 6-10
Easton, S. & Akehurst, L. (2011): Tools for the Detection of Lying and Malingering in the Medico-legal Interview Setting. Medico-Legal Journal 79 (3) 103-108
Edwards, J., Van Laar, D. L., Easton, S, Kinman, G. (2009) The Work-Related Quality of Life scale for Higher Education Employees. Quality in Higher Education. 15. 3. 207-219
Edwards, J.A., Webster, S., Van Laar, D. L., Easton, S. (2008). Psychometric Analysis of the Health & Safety Executive Management Standards Work-Related Stress Indicator Tool. Work & Stress 22.2.96-107
Merrett C & Easton, S (2007). The Cognitive Behavioural Approach; CBT's Big Brother. Counselling Psychology Review 23:1 34-41
Van Laar, D. L., Edwards, J., & Easton, S. (2007). The Work-Related Quality of Life (WRQoL) Scale for Healthcare Workers. Journal of Advanced Nursing 60(3) 325-333
- B.Sc. Psychology University of Exeter 1980
- M.A. Clinical Psychology University of Liverpool 1985
Affiliations / memberships
I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
I am a member of the Clinical Psychology Division of the British Psychological Society.
I am a Chartered Psychologist, registered with the HCPC.
I am registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS), and bound by its professional code of conduct.
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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.