Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Fiona enjoys consulting to groups and individuals on performance maximisation and change management, after 19 years developing and managing services.
She has worked as an NHS Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Director of Service, a university Honorary Lecturer, and is also an accredited cognitive-behavioural Practitioner, Trainer and Supervisor. She now practises independently.
She has delivered training at many levels in specialist topics such as managing emotions, coping with traumatic events, overcoming obstacles to maximum performance. She supervises and trains Consultants and others.
As Chief Examiner for the British Psychological Society she ensured candidates entering the profession from related fields were properly examined on reports of professional activity and research dissertations, maintaining examiner standards and resolving queries and disputes.
Her own research has focused on changing addictive behaviour, reactions to traumatic events and service delivery issues. She has presented and published nationally and internationally.
Fiona has developed e mail consultation using cognitive behavioural change strategies as a new way of offering effective interventions conveniently and confidentially.
Services Fiona has created have received a Clinical Excellence award from BUPA and citation as an example of good practice by the National Audit Office.