Contact me for enquiries about clinical supervision, teaching or consultation.
I supervise qualified Clinical Psychologists working independently, as well as providing consultation to University Researchers, Foster Carers and Social Workers amongst others. This follows 15 years experience as a qualified Clinical Psychologist working in Adult Mental Health, Child and Family services, Youth Offending, Children’s Social Care and as an Expert Witness.
Therapy approaches covered include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (BABCP accredited), EMDR, Compassion Focused Therapy, and attachment focused approaches (including principles of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy). I also offer supervision of supervision and consultation practice.
I am trained in a range of specialist assessments including the ADOS-2, 3di, AIM2, Care Index, Story Stem Assessment Profile, and the Parent Development Interview.
I also offer consultation and training to mental health teams, social care, education and corporate settings. Topics have included understanding self harm, attachment, Autism Spectrum assessment, CBT skills and working with children and adolescents who are Looked After.
I have completed BPS approved SDS Accreditation in Clinical Supervision Level 3 (Advanced) with Assessed Academic and Clinical Competence and am on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors.
Clinical Practice at the Edge of Care, edited by Laura Smith, is now available in print or as ebook/ echapters. My chapter explores clinical approaches to working with adolescents at risk of entering the care system. View or buy the book.
“This book brings together psychological and psychotherapeutic contributions in clinical practice with at-risk children and their families. Chapters by experts working in a range of edge-of-care settings give an essential account of real-world clinical challenges and dilemmas; whilst drawing on relevant theory and the growing evidence base for edge of care work with children and families. This title will be of interest to both clinical and social work practitioners, those commissioning and developing best practice in edge of care services, scholars and students of Clinical Psychology, Systemic Psychotherapy and related disciplines.”