I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society. I have over 14 years experience working within the NHS and private sector in adult and children's mental health services. I offer specialist psychological assessment and therapy to children, adolescents and adults, as well as to families.
As a Clinical Psychologist I am highly trained in psychological assessment, case formulation and psychological intervention. I draw on my professional experience, evidence-based best practice guidelines and a number of therapeutic models and techniques to deliver a person-centred approach to each of my clients.
Therapeutic models that I commonly draw upon include; Cognitive-Behaviour therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Psychodynamic theory, Systemic theory, Solution-Focussed therapy and Compassion-Focussed therapy.
Anxiety disorders: OCD, panic, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, phobias, health anxiety
Depression and low mood
Chronic health conditions
EDUCATION & REGISTRATIONS
University of Reading, 2001-2004, BSc Psychology
University of Wales, Bangor. 2005-2006, MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology
University of Essex. 2009-2012. Doctorate of Clinical Psychology
Health and Care Professions Council :PYL28975
British Psychological Society: 221206
SERVICES & FEES
INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPY
I offer individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental health difficulties, overcoming life events or wishing to explore and develop a deeper understanding of themselves.
Seeking support for your child can be anxiety-provoking. Rest assured that I dedicate plenty of time to developing a rapport with your child and establishing a strong therapeutic relationship with them as part of the therapeutic process.
My aim is to provide a safe and secure environment for my clients to explore their difficulties, to develop a greater understanding and to develop coping techniques and strategies for positive change.
Psychological assessment (1.5hrs) £150
Individual psychological therapy (50minute session) £100
I offer supervision to qualified Psychologists and other professionals.
60 minute supervision £60
Difficult life events and circumstances can make family life tense, leading to difficulties communicating and damaged relationships. I have extensive experience working with families using systemic concepts and theory. Family-based interventions help members of a family to better understand one another, resolve conflict and change negative behaviours.
Family assessment (1.5hrs) £150
Family therapy (50minute session) £100
Mental health illness can greatly impact social and adaptive functioning and can therefore influence somebody’s ability to engage in employment, education or with other services.
I offer consultation, individual therapy and group therapy to organisations in order to improve the psychological well-being of the workforce. I also offer educational and engaging mental health training and workshops tailored to your organisations needs
Please contact me to discuss further and for a quote.
Mrs N, Mother of 17yr old
“Sarah, thank you so much for helping my daughter - she is so much happier now and is having a wonderful time at University”
LOCATION Chelmsford, Essex