BscHons, DClinPsych, CPsychol, PGDipCBT
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist specialising in child and adolescent mental health. I have over 18 years experience in the NHS treating a wide range of mental health problems and psychological difficulties. I have developed a strong multi disciplinary network of professionals and consult closely with colleagues to provide an integrated service. Alongside my Independent Practice I provide psychological support to staff as a member of the Health & Wellbeing Team at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust.
In addition to my clinical work, I teach on the Masters Course for Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice at UCL and the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. I am the Module Lead for Assessment and Planning Clinical Interventions.
Over time, I have developed a special interest in eating disorders and held the position of Therapy Lead and Team Leader for the Vincent Square Children and Young People's Community Eating Disorder Service in Central London.
I am an experienced clinical supervisor and as a CBT Trained supervisor and BABCP accredited CBT Therapist, have offered Specialist CBT supervision to many professionals training in CBT and seeking BABCP accreditation. I have delivered bespoke training workshops to CAMHs staff (Trust Wide), GP's and School Staff and been invited to contribute to the PHSE curriculum at several large secondary schools.
BSc Hons Psychology ( University College London)
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Surrey )
Postgraduate degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre)
CYP IAPT CBT Supervision Training (Kings College London)
Professional Memberships & Registrations
Health & Care Professions Council (www.hcpc-uk.org)
Chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists as a CBT therapist.
Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice
Committee Member of the Independent Practitioner Network of the Faculty of Children and Young People in the BPS.
I am registered with all the major health insurance companies and hold an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS).