I have over 20 years of experience working for the NHS working for various NHS trusts and have also previously worked for the National Autistic Society.
I specialise in working with children with learning disabilities. I also have particular interests in neuro developmental disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disability and the assessment and diagnostics for neurodevelopmental conditions.
I also have extensive experience of working with staff teams, schools, residential children's homes and other organisations - providing consultation, training and intervention work. Recent and current organisational input has included: Isle of Man Department of Health and Social Care; Independent and public sector schools in Staffordshire and Shropshire in relation to clinical assessments; NHS Trusts across the West Midlands.
I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and am registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Chartered Psychologist.
As an independent applied psychologist I carry full professional indemnity insurance and I am registered with the Information Commissioners Office.
I am able to offer a wide range of psychological services and am happy to have discussions about what your needs are and what I would be able to offer. Please feel free to contact me by email, phone or in writing.
B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology with Human Biology - University of Wolverhampton (1991)
M.Sc Psychological Research Methods - University of Reading (1994)
D.Clin.Psy Clinical Psychology doctorate - University of Leicester (2003)
P.G.Dip Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology - University College London (2014)
I am qualified through the Institute of Child Health (University College London) to administer the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule).