I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist (CPsychol) providing an integrative approach to therapy with a particular focus in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), and Mindfulness. I am an EMDR accredited practitioner and a certified Schema Therapy practitioner. I have trained in and provided training workshops in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in Australia and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in the UK.
My areas of speciality are in trauma, anxiety disorders, affective disorders (such as depression and bipolar disorder), and personality disorders. I also enjoy working with young people aged 16+.
I qualified with a Masters Degree in Australia in 1998, and have worked in both Australia and the United Kingdom as a clinical psychologist, both for government health systems and in private practice. I now work only in private practice.
I am fully registered as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and am chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS). I am also a member of the and the EMDR UK and Ireland Association, the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST), and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).