Dr Michael Sinclair: Psychology

Dr Michael Sinclair



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About me

Dr Sinclair has gained several years' clinical experience treating individuals, couples, families and groups experiencing a wide range of emotional difficulties and more severe mental health presentations both within the National Health Service and the private sector. He acts as the consultant to a number of occupational health departments in the City of London, assisting with employees' stress management and productivity. He provides cutting edge stress management training and seminars to corporate employees and managers. He is experienced as a clinical supervisor and continues to be involved in the training and supervision of other psychologists and psychotherapists.

He is one of the founding Directors, the Lead Consultant Psychologist and Clinical Director of City Psychology Group. He is now based in the City of London (Liverpool Street, Canary Wharf) and Harley Street providing psychological services, assessment and treatment of the highest quality to top executives and 'blue chip' organisations. Furthermore, he provides psychological consultancy, coaching and supervision to managers working in the legal and financial industries.

He has held positions as a psychologist within schools, specialist mental health clinics and GP's surgeries. He fulfilled the role of Lead Specialist Psychologist in HIV/HCV co-infection at The Royal Free Hospital, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of psychological assessments for patients starting invasive treatment before establishing his private practice in central London.

He has an interest and developed speciality in brief psychotherapy and in treating affective disorder.

He is a skilled practitioner utilising an integrative treatment approach based on cognitive behavioural (CBT), rational emotive behaviour (REBT), systemic, psychodynamic and person centred paradigms within a time-limited and focussed framework. Further, his approach is firmly based in third-wave therapies and he is highly proficient in the delivery of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness. He holds certificates of achievement in completing extensive ACT training with Dr Steven C. Hayes, Dr Robyn Walser and Dr Russ Harris.

He has held various positions as specialist trainer and lecturer at The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, Roche Pharmaceuticals and City University. He has lectured in Aviation Psychology, Cultural Transition and Change, Psychology and Management Skills, Interviewing, Selection and Recruitment, Stress Management and Psychological Implications of Medical Treatments.

Areas of interest

General adult mental health; Adolescent mental health; Child mental health; Work-related stress; Major trauma; Depression; Anxiety disorders; Phobia; Panic; Insomnia; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Psychosis; Eating disorders; Pain; Somatic complaints; Irritable bowel syndrome; Body image / body dysmorphia; Low self-esteem; Bereavement; Fatigue; Alcohol / drug dependency; Family therapy; Individual therapy; Couple therapy; Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); HIV / AIDS; Adjustments to medical diagnosis and illness

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Eating disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders

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  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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