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Our Lead Therapist

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Alison Edwards FMBPsS, is a fully qualified Associate Psychologist who completed her Masters of Science qualification in Psychological Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in 2008, at the University of Dundee Medical School.​

 

Prior to setting up her private practice, she worked full-time in the NHS for 6 and a half years. She also holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, with expertise and experience in supporting individuals and their families with ADHD, autism or an Aspergers diagnosis.​

 

In order to have a well-rounded training background, Alison also gained a counselling qualification accredited with the Scottish counselling professional body COSCA, and she has provided part-time counselling for charitable organisations for over 9 years.​

 

Alison has worked therapeutically with clients who have various mental health concerns. She has experience of tailoring therapy for neurodiverse individuals who have dyslexia, ADHD or autism.

 

Alison is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), and the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT). 

 

She is a qualified clinical supervisor, and is experienced in mentoring and coaching.

Lead Therapist CV

  • BPS-Approved Certificate in Clinical supervision (2023), with eligibility to join the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS),
    Clinical supervision training (2011)  Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London

  • MSc Psychological Therapy (2008), accredited by the British Psychological Society,
    University of Dundee Medical School, including 12 month NHS clinical placement and granting Full Membership of the British Psychological Society

  • Certificate (HNC) in Counselling Skills (2006), accredited by COSCA

  • MSc Clinical Psychology (2005)
    University of Bangor

  • MA Honours degree Psychology (2003), accredited by the BPS,
    with Graduate basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society,
    University of St Andrews​​

 

Our Lead Therapist and Admin support team have undertaken a recent criminal record check, as well as training in safeguarding and confidentiality.

If you have any questions about my therapy work, please get in touch.​ 

 

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