Senior Clinical Psychologist BSc, DClinPsy, CPsychol
Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society
Dr Graham Simpson-Adkins is a HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist, with experience of working with a wide range of mental health difficulties. Graham has a BSc (hons) in Neuropsychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Lancaster.
Graham is experienced in working with children, young people and adults, but also specialises in working with people with cognitive or learning disabilities and autism.
Graham has gained knowledge and competence in a range of psychological models including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; EMDR; Narrative Therapy; Cognitive Analytic Therapy; Systemic Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Compassion Focussed Therapy; Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; Solution Focused Therapy; Psychodynamic approaches; and Positive Behavioural Support.
Graham has a long-standing interest in the impact of trauma and adversity, having previously acted as subject area expert in Adverse Childhood Experiences within the NHS and having worked in public health, developing and supporting local community-based strategies for responding to and preventing adversity in childhood. Graham also co-produced a national Department of Health programme, developing best practice guidance for implementing routine enquiry about various forms of trauma and adversity in childhood and has contributed to parliamentary enquiries into the impact of adversity in childhood. Graham is trained to provide NICE recommended evidence-based interventions to support people experiencing the impacts of trauma.
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