All ThoughtSpace Ltd employees are Clinical or Counselling Psychologists and are therefore bound by their own professional code of conduct as laid down by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Health Profession Council (HCPC) to retain the client’s confidentiality. This is broken only when there is a risk of danger either to the client or anyone else mentioned. This confidentiality contract is routinely discussed at the start of any therapeutic contact

Dr Charles Hallings-Pott D Clin Psy, MA (Oxon)

Director

I am a qualified British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Clinical Psychologist . I am CBT trained, have a wide range of therapeutic influences including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and am also a qualified EMDR practitioner. Currently I also work as Clinical Director of Khiron House a residential trauma unit in Oxford and London. I set up a successful private therapy (SafePlaceUK) in 2007 focusing on offering specialised therapy for mild-moderate adult presentations including trauma. As part of this I have delivered a consistently high level of service to the Staff Clinical Psychology Service as an independent practitioner.  I have 16 years of experience in the NHS including working in Community Mental Health Teams in Daventry and in the Eating Disorders Service in Northampton, specializing in the treatment of complex presentations, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complex trauma including personality disorders and eating disorders. Part of my role involves supervision, consultation and teaching up to doctoral level on CBT and PTSD. I also provide teaching on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Trauma to the University of Birmingham. Clinical Doctoral training from UCL (University College London) following first degree at Oxford University.  I am also registered with the HCPC.

Dr Sarah Clare, Clin PsychD, B.A.

Director

I am a British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Clinical Psychologist. I offer private psychology services in Wootton, Northampton. I also work in the NHS within a community mental health team offering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for a wide range of difficulties. Common referrals include anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), past trauma including abuse, phobias, anger management, stress and interpersonal problems. I also have experience working within the forensic field working with adults

Clinical Training and Qualifications in Psychology

 I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist having completed my Doctorate in the University of Surrey in 2002. Since then I have worked within the forensic field at Broadmoor Hospital and within medium security and then progressed to working with a wide range of mental health problems with adults. I am also registered with the HCPC.

 and adolescents.

Martin Moloney M.s.c (Consultant Clinical Psychologist)

Senior Associate

I am a Practitioner (Chartered) Clinical Psychologist. I qualified with an M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Surrey in 1980, since which I have worked exclusively for the NHS - first in South East Staffordshire and for the last twenty years in Northamptonshire. I have specialised mainly in adult mental health (AMH) and provided psychological support and therapy in day hospital, out patient, in patient and community team settings. My therapeutic style integrates cognitive-behavioural with systemic and psychodynamic approaches. In Northamptonshire.  I have been Head of Specialty for AMH psychology, firstly in the north of the county and then countywide following the merger of the two county mental health trusts in 2001. As Head of Specialty, I have managed and clinically supervised the AMH psychologists and taken on many other roles of mentoring, staff support and professional leadership. In 2007, I also took on the management and delivery of the NHFTs Critical Incident Support Service (CIS), providing emotional and psychological support for staff experiencing disturbing events in their work. In May 2011 I left substantive employment by NHFT but continue to provide CIS and also psychology input to the Chronic Back Pain Management Programme via the Trust Staff Bank.

Sally Savage (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Lead Professional for Psychological Therapies)

Senior Associate

I qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1988 from the University of Leicester Professional Clinical Psychology Course and became a British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Clinical Psychologist. I am registered on the Health Care Profession register and with the British Psychological Society. I have worked in the NHS for over 25 years and see private clients. My clinical experience is wide and varied – with a specialism in Eating Disorders. I have led the county’s NHS Eating Disorders Service for over twenty years.

In private practice I use an approach based on Cognitive Behavioural interventions which is an active collaborative approach between client and therapist. I also use less directive, explorative approaches where requested.  Help for issues associated with Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulima and Binge Eating Disorders), depression, stress and anxiety, personal relationships, work issues and trauma (including PTSD and early childhood trauma), alcohol, drug and addiction – amongst others – are available. I am happy to see individuals and couples.

Dr Melanie Jewell (BSc Psychology; PsychD psychotherapeutic and counselling psychology)

Associate

I am a British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Counselling Psychologist, registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC). I am qualified to work with a range of therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy , EMDR and sensorimotor psychotherapy (a mindfulness-based therapy for trauma and developmental trauma).

I currently work full time across two different areas of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service within Northamptonshire NHS Trust, working mainly with staff, parents and carers on an individual and group basis.  I do a small amount of private work with adult clients.

I completed my first degree at the University of Leicester and went on to complete doctoral training in psychotherapeutic and counselling psychology at the University of Surrey in 2003. I subsequently worked for six years within a medium secure adolescent unit, completing post-graduate training in trauma and attachment, before moving to my current post within the NHS.

Dr Kathryn Roberts

Associate

Dr Kathryn Roberts – Kathryn qualified as a Clinical Psychologist at The University of Liverpool in 1999. Initially working with people with psychosis, she has since specialised in eating Disorders and has worked generally with adults in Northamptonshire since 2003. Special interests include working with emotional eating, obesity and groups. Kathyrn draws on a number of therapeutic models in her approach including transactional analysis, CBT and the compassionate mind approach.




Dr Amanda Malins Chartered Clinical Psychologist D Clin Psy BA (Hons)

Associate

I am a British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Clinical Psychologist and am registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). I qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2003 from University College, London and have worked in Child and Adolescent services, Child Development and Paediatric Health Psychology, in Oxford and Northampton, as well undertaking individual private work with adults in Stony Stratford. My work has included individual assessments (including psychometric assessment) and intervention, family work as well as group work. I have worked alongside medical professionals, mental health professionals, teachers and social workers. I use cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), systemic and narrative therapy approaches, solution focused therapy and I am interested in the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), especially in the area of physical health.

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