- Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Motivational Interviewing
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Trauma focused CBT
- Video and telephone consultations
I have worked as a Clinical Psychologist in an NHS setting since 1998. I continue to work part time in an Acute Hospital Trust, and in addition to this have a private practice, where I see individuals and couples and also a busy Medical legal practice, undertaking Court assessments and reports.
Areas of interest
Management of low self esteem, work related stress, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Major trauma; Pain management; Chronic fatigue syndrome (previously ME); Bereavement; Depression; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Eating disorders; Individual therapy; Anxiety disorders, assertiveness. As a Psychologist working in an Acute Hospital Trust in a Medical Psychology setting, I have years of experience in supporting individuals in managing the psychological aspects of most physical illnesses, ( including cardiac, respiratory, diabetes, oncology, gastrointestinal disorders, dermatological conditions, gynaecological disorders, MSK and rheumatological conditions, supporting those considering genetic testing, renal difficulties and in the management of psychosomatic conditions.
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
Current NHS consultant posts held
South Tees NHS Trust
Principal Clinical Psychologist
Impact of medical illness on psychological health.
Use of video technology in psychological treatment.
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.