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Dr Jenna Richards

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology.

Clinical Psychologist

Overview

Dr Jenna Richards is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in working with children, adolescents, and families. She works with children and young people presenting with a range of problems including anxiety disorders such as social anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalised anxiety disorders and phobias; low mood and depression; and emotional dysregulation and self-harm .

Jenna is trained to carry out Autism assessments using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).

Jenna draws from a wide range of therapeutic approaches, including using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Systemic Therapy.

Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP)

 

Specialisms

Emotional Dysregulation
Low Mood
ADHD
Anxiety
Depression
OCD
PTSD
Self-Harming
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Systemic Therapy
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Training & Experience

Dr Jenna Richards qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2013, having studied at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is passionate about working with children, adolescents and families. Prior to and since qualification she has worked in NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, including North East Essex Foundation Trust, Central & North West London (CNWL) and Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (BHFT).

Dr Jenna Richards  has worked with children and their families with a full range of presenting problems including social anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalised anxiety disorders, phobias, low mood, depression, emotional dysregulation, self-harm, suicidal ideation and neurodevelopmental presentations. As well at those who struggle with school attendance, peer relationships, sleep difficulties, family/systemic difficulties, behavioural challenges and eating problems.

Dr Jenna Richards offers psychological assessment, formulation and therapeutic treatment. She also carries out diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).

Dr Jenna Richards offers psychological therapy to children and their families, drawing from a wide range of therapeutic approaches, including using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and systemic therapy. In 2019 she completed a postgraduate certificate in supervision for children and young people services in CBT making her eligible for accreditation with the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP).

Dr Jenna Richards offers supervision, clinical consultation and is involved in service development projects within the NHS.

Research Interests

Effective treatments for children and young people’s mental health disorder

Availability

Fridays by Appointment Only

Contact Me

Email: info@cardinalclinic.co.uk

Tel: (+44) 01753 869755

Fax: +44 (0)1753 842852

Web: http://www.cardinalclinic.co.uk

Address: Oakley Green, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5UL