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Our Team





Mrs Theresa Williamson (Office Manager and Personal Assistant to Dr Sinclair and Dr Strong)
13/07/16
12/07/16


Dr Neil Sinclair (BAppSc GradDipSS MPsych PhD CPsychol) has practiced as a Clinical Psychologist since 1982 and accepts referrals within general adult mental health and primary care (GP). Neil also has extensive experience in learning disability, community and forensic settings, and specialises in the assessment and treatment of severe challenging and offending behaviour, including clinical risk management. He has comprehensive knowledge of service provision including National Minimal Standards, Clinical Governance and Programme design and implementation. Dr Sinclair has lectured at a number of Universities in the UK and Australia, held senior Clinical Psychology and Clinical Services posts, and has prepared medico-legal reports for Criminal Proceedings including Crown Court. Neil also accepts adult mental health referrals and uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
11/07/16


Dr Linda Strong (BAppSc GradDipPsych GradDipCS DPsych AFBPsS CPsychol) is a Clinical Psychologist and EMDR Europe Accredited Consultant with broad experience in adult mental health. Linda specialises in the assessment and treatment of psychological trauma, depression and anxiety disorders using both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She also provides clinical supervision to other mental health practitioners and has been invited as a guest speaker to address several professional organisations. Linda has worked in a number of settings including in-patient psychiatric hospitals, community mental health teams within the NHS, the Western Australian Police Service and a number of private mental health facilities. Within the last fifteen years, Linda has also developed particular expertise in medico-legal assessment of personal injury and provision of court reports as an expert witness.
09/07/16





Dr Fiona MacDonald (BSc Hons DClinPsy CPsychol) qualified with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2002 and for ten years worked within the NHS in hospital and community settings in Lancashire, North and West Kent, Leeds and Sheffield. Fiona has worked with both children and adults with learning disabilities and primarily uses a Cognitive Behavioural approach. Fiona specializes in treating severe challenging behaviour, providing individual therapy, as well as working systemically with support staff and families. Fiona joined Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd in May 2013 and this is her first post within the private sector.



08/07/16



Mr Leigh Curtis (BAppSci GradDip MClinPsych CPsychol) qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2004. He works primarily with individuals providing CBT for anxiety, depression and substance misuse, but also works with groups, couples and families. He worked in the NHS for 12 years and established a private practice in 2008. He has extensive experience in Forensic settings, providing psychometric assessment, intervention and risk management for people with severe and enduring mental illness, including trauma, along with personality difficulties. He has supervised individuals and multi-disciplinary groups for many years and provided training on a wide variety of subjects including how to work with personality disorder, stress management and psychological formulation.
10/07/16

Dr Tony Parker (BA BAHons MA DipForBehSci DClinPsy AFBPsS CPsychol) qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1986 and practiced in the NHS for 18 years before moving to the private sector in 2004. He works primarily within the Adult Mental Health specialty with a strong focus on providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and related interventions in managing depression, the spectrum of anxiety disorders, PTSD, work related stress and personality problems. He brings with him a wealth of experience in training others in CBT and therapeutic skills in both academic and occupational health settings. Tony also provides specialist psychological assessments to guide others in intervention management and is registered as an expert witness for medico-legal assessments. He is an established clinical supervisor of mental health practitioners and acts as staff supervisor in various mental health settings.
30/06/16

Mrs Madelene Richardson (BSc Hons PostMScDip CPsychol) is a Counselling Psychologist who specialises in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She has a background in working with both adults and adolescents and has experience in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders and personality problems. Madelene (Maddy) has worked in a variety of settings including in-patient psychiatric hospitals, private practice and forensic environments, and has specialist expertise with learning disabled clients. She also has experience in individual and group therapy.
07/07/16


Ms Rachael Massey (BA PGCE BSc MSc CPsychol) is a Forensic Psychologist with SSC. In 1999, Rachael left her career as an English Teacher to become a Psychologist. After re-training, she spent over four years working as an Assistant Psychologist before undertaking a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology. Rachael has considerable understanding of the forensic environment, particularly those with a learning disability and offending history. She has sound experience in facilitating treatment groups for this client population, and in compiling risk assessments within secure and community step-down services.

02/07/16
Dr Isobel Robb (BSc DClinPsych AFBPsS CPsychol) is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked with people experiencing psychological difficulties for fifteen years. She treats a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety/stress, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain. Isobel completed her Doctorate at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2005, after which she worked at INPUT Pain Management Unit, St Thomas' Hospital London, providing specialised psychological treatment for people with chronic pain. During the past eight years, Isobel has worked part-time in both private practice and the NHS, where she held the position of Senior Clinical Psychologist in an Adult Community Mental Health Service. Isobel uses a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Compassion Based Therapy, and EMDR, as well as offering clinical supervision to other professionals. She conducts medico-legal work and is a registered expert witness.
01/07/16





Dr Jacqui Turner (BSc Hons PsychD CPsychol) graduated from Aston University with an Honours Degree in Human Psychology and went on to complete a Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology at Surrey University. Since qualifying in 1998, Jacqui has worked in various NHS and private settings with both adults and children using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and has expertise in treating trauma, depression, the spectrum of anxiety disorders, PTSD, stress and bereavement.


04/07/16




Dr Claire Salmond (MA MSc PhD DClinPsych CPsychol) qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2008. Her clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of depression, self-harm, anxiety, PTSD and personality disorders, in both adolescents and adults. She also has extensive research experience in neuropsychology, particularly in autistic spectrum disorders and traumatic brain injury. Her experience includes working in inpatient and outpatient settings, consultancy work in learning disability and providing training to fellow professionals. She is also an Associate Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology with the Open University. Dr Salmond joined Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd in November 2013.
06/07/16




Ms Natasha Silos (BSc Hons, MSc) completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology at Queen Margaret University, before undertaking a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent, where she graduated with a Distinction. She has previous experience of working with children, homeless individuals, within the prison service and in a secure service for individuals with learning disabilities. Natasha has worked as an Assistant Psychologist for Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd since March 2013 and in 2015 she became a Trainee Forensic Psychologist.



21/07/17



Ms Lauren Brockett (BSc Hons MBPsS) completed her BSc in English Literature and Psychology at Oxford Brookes University, graduating in June 2016. Lauren has volunteered for many years working to support vulnerable families before employment as an Assistant Psychologist in an Acute Mental Health Inpatient setting on graduating. Lauren joined Sinclair-Strong Consultants Ltd as an Assistant Psychologist in July 2017. Lauren has a keen interest in Business Psychology and aspires to become a Clinical Psychologist.
27/06/17
Mr Cory Walters-Wright (BSc Hons MSc.) completed his BSc in Psychology at the University of Kent and is currently undertaking a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology. He has previous experience working in the community with individuals who have had their first episode of psychosis, and on intensive care wards. Cory aspires to become a Clinical Psychologist and has been working as an Assistant Psychologist for Sinclair-Strong since June 2017.



21/07/17

Ms Alice Brownlee (BSc Hons) completed her BSc in Psychology at the University of Birmingham. She has previous experience in educational/residential and health care settings working with children with ASD and associated mental health disorders and who presented with challenging behaviour. Alice hopes to undertake a Masters Degree in the future and aspires to become a Clinical Psychologist. Alice has been working as an Assistant Psychologist for Sinclair-Strong since June 2017