BSc (Hons), MBPsS
Trainee Clinical Psychologist
I am in my final year of clinical psychology training and undertaking a 12-month specialist placement in a local eating disorders service. Working across adult inpatient, daypatient, and outpatient settings I will deliver psychological interventions including individual CBT-E, family, and group therapy. I am also co-facilitating a CBT course within psychological services in Oxfordshire. This involves the clinical supervision of psychiatry trainees in delivering short-term CBT over a 10-week period.
I have previously completed placements in child and adolescent and adult mental health (year one), and work with older adults and people with learning disabilities (year two).
My doctoral research project explores the development of new treatments for eating disorders. My empirical paper will examine the effects of an online training progamme in modifying cognitive bias using a single case series design. This new and exiting area of research will be the first of its kind to use a clinical sample of adults with eating disorders. Additionally I am involved in ongoing research with eating disorder services in London and Birmingham.
Current interests within clinical psychology include the transdiagnostic approach to eating disorders and body image.
I am also interested in the adaptation and application of leading cognitive-behavioural models to a child and adolecscent population.