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Last updated: 24 Apr 2020
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Qualified in 2001 from the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University of Birmingham.
Speciality - Oncology and Palliative care since 2003 at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.
Areas of interest
Cancer and/or palliative care;
Physical health conditions;
Loss and adjustment i.e., body image issues and disfigurement;
Diet and fatigue;
Self-esteem and Confidence issues;
Grief and bereavement
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Cardiac conditions
- Eating disorders
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Gynaecological disorders
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Neurological disorders
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Physical disability
- Rheumatological conditions
- bariatric assessments
- weight management
Current NHS consultant posts held
Since 2003 to current - Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Honorary Tutor at Birmingham University
• Self care and Mindfulness based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
• Access to psychology services by Black and Ethnic Minority patients
• Psychosomatic Illnesses and self management
• Stresses experiences by health professionals
• Survivourship and fighting spirit
Having a young family myself, I understand the importance of trying to achieve a work life balance.
Being a keen runner and enjoying kettlebells as a means of keeping fit ensures that I am able to have some time to myself to de-stress
Mindfulness and spirituality helps to keep me grounded
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Native or bilingual
- Hindi - Conversational
Oza, T., Lakhani (2011). An exploration of south Asian women’s experiences of psychological treatment within oncology and palliative care services within Walsall Health Care Trust
Warner E., Lakhani, S., & Lehl, S. (2008). Investigation into stress experienced by Clinical Nurse Specialists and Macmillan Nurses working in Oncology and Palliative care in Walsall tPCT. Cancer Action. Edition 26. October 2008
Warner E., & Lakhani, S. (2007). Investigation into stress experienced by Clinical Nurse Specialists and Macmillan Nurses working in Oncology and Palliative care in Walsall tPCT. Winning Walsall tPCT Research for Star Quality IV. 2007.
Lakhani, S., Wright, S., & Gregory, r. (2000). Cultural and Religious influences on Self-Management amongst Gujrati speaking Hindus with Type-II Diabetes. Presentation to Diabetes UK at Chamberlain Hotel, Birmingham on November 17th 2000.
Murray, G., McKenzie, K., Kidd, G., Lakhani, S., & Sinclair, B. (1998). The Five Accomplishments – A Framework for obtaining user feedback in health service community learning disabilities team. Mental Handicap, vol. 26(3), 94-99.
Lakhani, S., Wright, S., & Gregory, r. (2000). Cultural and Religious influences on Self-Management amongst Gujrati speaking Hindus with Type-II Diabetes. Race and Culture in Clinical Psychology, Autumn Edition, 1-8.
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology University of Birmingham 2001
Affiliations / memberships
HCPC registration Reg no: PYL17404
BPS Membership no: 082933
BPS Member BPS member of Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors
- Mulberry Offices, Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 0121 334 2370
- Spire Little Aston Hospital Little Aston Hall...
- 12:30 - 17:00
- 0121 353 2444
- Spire Parkway Hospital
- 08:00 - 12:00
- 0121 704 5500
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Direct Contact: 07930534436
Spire Little Aston 0121 353 2444
Spire Parkway Hospital 0121 704 5500 (cancer centre)