Clinical Psychologist and Accredited CBT Therapist

London Clinic

My Experience

I have worked in psychological services since 2001 supporting adolescents and adults to understand, manage and grow in their mental health and wellbeing. I have experience working with a broad range of personal development issues and difficulties, relationship and relational problems, mental health and ill health, clinical health difficulties (for example living with chronic enduring physical health difficulties such as chronic pain and Multiple Sclerosis) and existential challenges.

My Values

I value the role of the therapeutic relationship in enabling, mobilising and empowering people to move towards their full potential. The therapeutic relationship offers a collaborative space to explore and understand current difficulties from which change and new ways of being can grow. My intention as a therapist is to facilitate understanding and change that will ultimately enable the client to leave the therapeutic relationship and continue on their journey through life in their valued direction.

The Models I Work With

I work with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Analytic Therapy. I recognise and value that each person is an individual and therefore tailor therapy to each person I work with. I achieve this by using elements of the different therapies that are best placed to support the particular difficulties each person is facing.

Training and Qualifications 

 

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), Hogrefe, Oxford, 2017

Cognitive Difficulties in Adults with Psychosis, West London Mental Health Trust, 2017

CBT for Unusual Experiences, Delusions and Persecutory Beliefs; Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, 2016

Clinical Skills Building Intensive – Intermediate level, Stephen Hayes, September 2016, 2 days

Solution Focused Therapy 2014
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Dr Fiona Kennedy, 2014
Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Entrenched Conditions (CAT), ACAT, 2012
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Russ Harris, 2012
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Systemic Approaches, University of Southampton, 2011-2014
PhD, Acute Mental Health Crisis, University of Hertfordshire, 2012
BSc Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, 2003

Registration 

Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC), October 2014, HCPC pin: PYL31272