I am a Consultant Medical Psychotherapist, and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. I am the Clinical Lead for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in NTW, and the Clinical Lead for the GP Health Service in the North East and Cumbria.
I have specialist competencies in assessment and treatment of people with affective disorders, and people with personality difficulties. I have specialist knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment of health professionals, and I have contributed to work with the General Medical Council and NHS England in this field. I offer psychoanalytic psychotherapy, interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), brief psychodynamic psychotherapy, and dynamic interpersonal psychotherapy (DIT).
I am an accredited Balint Leader and Schwartz Round Clinical Lead, and I lead several reflective practice groups. I am a Clinical Supervisor and Appraiser. I have published and taught on the subjects of psychotherapy, psychotherapy research, reflective practice, and health for health professionals.