With over 20 years psychology experience in mental health and substance misuse, working in NHS services and in partnership with social care and third sector organisations, I understand the challenges of delivering high quality services within a tight financial envelope.

I offer consultancy aimed at helping you to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your service.  I can work with you to develop the psychological mindedness of your organisation, to bring about improved outcomes for service users as well as more healthy, supported staff.  I offer bespoke training to improve awareness and understanding of mental health problems, as well as skills to help your staff manage their own and/or their service user’s mental health needs.

Specialist areas of expertise include:

Bespoke packages to support the mental health needs of your staff can include:

Bespoke packages to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your service can include:

  • Personality disorders

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Self-harm & suicidal ideation

  • Alcohol & drug use

  • Mindfulness

  • Motivational enhancement

  • Cognitive behavioural approaches

  • Development of a strategic approach to supporting mental health within your organisation

  • Psychoeducation to staff teams/managers

  • Strategies for self-monitoring

  • Self-help skills

  • When and how to seek expert support

  • Assessment and formulation of areas of difficulty

  • Consultation with staff/management teams

  • Recommendations on potential solutions

  • Service audit & evaluation

  • Care pathways & system mapping

Contact me to discuss your organisation’s needs and how I might be able to support you to achieve your aims.