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I am a consultant clinical psychologist with a background of providing psychology services in oncology, palliative care and paediatrics (cystic fibrosis and cardiology).
I have worked in the NHS for over twenty years but am currently in independent practice. This allows me to focus upon writing books for people recovering from serious illness and injury.
Areas of interest
Cancer • Recovery from illness, surgery or injury • Coping with serious/life threatening illness • Coping with chronic illness • Cystic Fibrosis • End of life care • Bereavement; Clinical supervision; Staff support;
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Cardiac conditions
- Cystic fibrosis
- Video and telephone consultations
Recovery from illness and injury
My book The Cancer Survivor's Companion: Practical ways to cope with your feelings after cancer (Piatkus, 2011) received the following awards:
Best Health Book 2012 (Guild of Health Writers)
Highly Commended (British Medical Association book awards)
Commended (Medical Journalists Association book awards)
The Cancer Survivor's Companion: Practical ways to cope with your feelings after cancer (Piatkus, 2011)
How to Feel Better: Practical ways to recover well after illness or injury (Piatkus, 2013)
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology City University 2003
- MSc in Clinical Psychology Institute of Psychiatry, London University 1991
- BA (Hons) in Experimental Psychology Oxford University 1989
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Associate Fellow British Psychological Society 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Registered on the HCPC
- Kite Studios 2b Bassein Park Road LONDON W12...
- 13:00 - 18:00
- 07500 897050
- The Grove Neighbourhood Centre,7 Bradmore Park...
- 08:00 - 19:00
- 07500 897050
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.