Clare is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and the Clinical Lead at Phoenix Psychology and has 16 years of experience working within the psychological health care field. She is the clinical contact manager for all Adult contracts.
She specialises in working with complex trauma, whether these are as a result of early life experiences, military experiences, abusive relationships, health traumas or a combination. However, she also provides psychological therapy for a range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, traumatic experiences, offending, addiction, OCD, low confidence, self-esteem, eating difficulties and grief.
She works using an integrative approach where she uses a combination of therapeutic models to ensure a bespoke therapy is offered to meet an individual’s unique needs. The predominant models she uses are Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Eye Movement and Desensitisation Therapy (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Clare provides psychological interventions via one to one therapy sessions, within group settings or indirectly via consultation and supervisory support. She is also skilled in risk assessments including occupational risks.
Training and Qualifications:
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)
- MSc in Forensic Psychology
- B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology
Accreditation to Professional Bodies:
- Registered with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
- Member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS) and Compassionate Mind.