Jennifer qualified as a clinical psychologist in 2006 and worked in Paediatric Audiology at the Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital for 6 years, offering psychological therapy to children with hearing loss and speech and language disorders. She then worked in private practice which included running groups around processing the emotional impact of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. She currently works in the NHS at a CAMHS service based in Ashford and St Peter’s hospitals.
Jennifer has worked with a wide range of presenting problems including deliberate self harm, gender identity issues, learning difficulties, eating and sleep problems. Depending on the age of the presenting patient, she may work directly with the young person or with the family as a whole. Jennifer draws from a wide range of therapeutic approaches, predominantly using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and psychodynamic therapy.
Research Interests: Use of clinical supervision, cochlear implants
Current NHS and/or university posts: Two days at Ashford CAMHS
Year of first qualification: 2006
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies: Registered with the British Psychology Society and Health & Care Professional Council