Clinical

Apple-flavoured crisps, the limited diet of fellow interviewees and many hours spent watching Strictly Come Dancing; perhaps not your typical memories of any assessment process, but nearly nine years later these are some of the things that seem to have stuck most prominently...

Tell me about your job.
It’s a bit of a long job title… I’m a specialist clinical psychologist in neurodevelopmental conditions, and I’m also the autism spectrum disorders clinical psychology lead. I’m working for Leicestershire Partnership Trust, and my...

Working with asylum seekers in a clinical setting

To many mental health professionals, working with asylum seekers may appear to be a specialist area that requires particular expertise. However, our experience tells us that generic psychological skills...

When you think of a mental health worker, what image comes to mind? As a group of psychology staff working in an Assertive Outreach Team (AOT) we challenge the stereotype of the traditional therapist, and often find ourselves coming to work in our jeans and meeting clients in...