Consultant Counselling Psychologist
Jane has 25 years experience of working in clinical settings with adults, teenagers and families. She retired from the NHS in 2011 after many years of working with mental health and substance misuse, her last post being that of a consultant psychologist in CAMHS working predominantly with teenagers with behavioural problems and substance misuse. Jane was a member of the NICE 2009-2010 programme development group for alcohol misuse disorders in England.
In private practice Jane sees clients with a range of difficulties that affect relationships and day to day functioning such as from anxiety difficulties, depression, childhood trauma and substance misuse.
Expert Witness in the Family Court
Jane is an experienced expert witness in childcare proceedings and assesses parents with mental health issues, personality difficulties and alcohol and drug problems. The assessment considers the effects of domestic violence and personality disorder on child development and the prediction of risk. Specific psychometric testing is used throughout the assessment.