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Clinical Psychology

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Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychologists are trained to assess, formulate (understand within a theoretical model) and treat mental health difficulties. This includes a broad range of problems and may include presenting difficulties such as:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

  • Personality Disorders

  • Adjustment Difficulties

  • Challenging Behaviour

  • Eating Disorders

All clinical psychologists are trained in a variety of theoretical models and treatment approaches. Amy was trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Systemic/Family Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy as part of her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.  Since completing her doctorate, Amy has completed further training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. This is her preferred treatment approach. If you are interested in finding out more about Psychodynamic Psychotherapy please click here

Amy is experienced in working with all areas of mental health. She has historical experience working with Deaf people, Learning Disabled populations and people with Head Injuries and Neurological Disorders. Amy has completing further training in Neuropsychology and has a specific area of interest in Neurorehabilitation and Adjustment Difficulties post trauma, injury, retirement or disability.

Amy is able to provide the following assessments:

  • Mental Health Assessment

  • Assessment for Therapy

  • Cognitive Assessment

  • Learning Disability Assessment

  • Capacity Assessments

  • Behavioural Assessments

  • Expert Witness Assessments

Amy also provides one to one therapy for mental health difficulties, neurorehabiltation, adjustment to trauma, injury or retirement in high performance sports people, personality disorder and functional neurological disorders (including non-epileptic attack disorder).

She believes in the importance of each patient finding the right treatment fit for their difficulties and the right therapist to work with given that the relationship between therapist and patient is at the heart of any successful treatment. If Amy does not feel she is the best fit for your needs she will always attempt to refer you onto someone who may be a better fit.

Amy is registered with the following professional bodies that ensure that she maintains the highest professional and ethical standards in her practice. Please ensure that before contacting any medical professional or therapist that they hold the appropriate registration:

British Psychological Society

                  Chartered Clinical Psychologist (C.CPsychol)

                  Associate Fellow (AFBPsS)

                  Listed on the Directory of Expert Witnesses

Health Care Professions Council

                  Practitioner Psychologist (PYL27251)

British Psychoanalytic Council

                  Registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist


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