Amy brings with her several years of experience working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health settings across the country both in the NHS and private sector, from mild to complex and enduring presentations. She has provided specialist Psychological input to a number of teams including Autism Assessment clinics and Community Eating Disorder Services. She is skilled in engaging difficult to reach young people in therapy and tailors her approach to meet the needs of the young person and family. She offers a range of psychological therapies and specialises in working with adolescents and young adults who require space to support and manage their emotions, for difficulties such as low mood and depression; anxiety; eating difficulties; anger; and grief. She has a special interest in attachment theory and how to foster and promote healthy relationships between youngsters and their parents. As a result she has a great deal of knowledge and expertise in working with young people with histories of adversity, trauma and abuse, considering how to develop resilience and promote psychological health. Amy also works alongside Karen to assess for the presence of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and can provide ongoing support for associated difficulties, such as anxiety, social communication difficulties and low self esteem.
Amy is also able to provide consultation, teaching, training and supervision.
Amy is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist accredited by the British Psychological Society and is registered with the HCPC.
Certificate in Interpersonal Therapy for Adolescents- University of Central London
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology- Newcastle University
Masters in Developmental Psychopathology- Durham University
BSc Psychology- Northumbria University