Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist recognised by the British Psychological Society, and Registered Forensic Psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council. Associate Fellow of British Psychological Society and recognised on the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (BPS approved supervisors list).
Experienced in the case formulation and treatment of individuals with complex risk, mental health and personality related needs. Over twelve years employment within the Prison Service as a Psychologist, specialist skills and experience acquired from working in dedicated personality disorder, and high risk/ high harm units. Current employment of over two years working within the National Health Service (NHS), applying and advancing skills in the formulation, assessment and treatment of adults and young people in the community, at risk of harm. Current employment at Principal Forensic Psychologist within Yorkshire and Humber Forensic CAMHS.
An advocate for compassionate care and trauma informed approaches, with a systemic focus. Working to support those who often have been ‘silenced’, to have their voices heard.
Therapy services offered include:
- Individual CFT with adults or young people
- Group CFT with children and young people (specifically within school context to support compassionate mindsets and resiliency skills)
- Blended therapeutic approaches including more niche ecotherapy and canine assisted therapy approaches
Chartered & Registered Forensic Psychologist, Chartered Scientist
HCPC practitioner Psychologist – PYL29039, BPS Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow & Chartered Scientist - 218646
Introduction to CFT – July 2020 Advanced Clinical Skills in CFT – Feb 2021 Connected with CFT networks: - Forensic network - Schools and young people Supervision: Monthly (2 hours) Clinical Supervision by FCAMHS Clinical Lead Anticipated attendance at forensic network group supervision sessions (due to commence September 2021) Bi-monthly peer supervision with FCAMHS psychology colleagues Bi-monthly peer supervision with forensic and clinical psychology network trained in CFT approaches (personal arrangement) Monthly team reflective space (integrating CFT settling in and grounding exercises at the beginning and end of the sessions) One year practicing and integrating CFT approaches within various areas of my work (supervision, team reflective spaces, formal assessment and formulation of risks and needs, therapy, consultancy to education, health and social care services).