Louise is a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist working full time in the NHS and also in private practice with children and young people. She is currently the Lead Psychologist in a Children’s Eating Disorder Service. She has previously worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital, specialising in ARFID and is a contributing author to ‘Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence: A Clinical Guide’ (edited by Rachel Bryant-Waugh and Claire Higgins).
Whilst her specialism is in Eating Disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and ARFID; she is also experienced in working in CAMHS with a wide range of mental health difficulties such as anxiety, phobias, low mood and depression, poor self esteem, emotional regulation difficulties, and OCD. She is skilled at adapting to work with those with neurodevelopmental issues such as ASD and ADHD.
Louise works creatively in collaborating with young people to focus on their goals for therapy, and is skilled in working with those who may find it difficult to engage in the process. She is focussed on supporting young people and their families to overcome their struggles and reach their potential. Louise takes an integrated approach in her work, drawing on multiple therapeutic models including Behavioural Approaches, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic Approaches, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focussed Therapy.
Louise is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC). She is based in Surrey and offering online therapy.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology- University of Surrey
BSc(hons) Psychology- University of the West of England
MSc Health Psychology- University of the West of England