Dr Victoria Jenkins AFBPsS
BSc, MSc, Post-MSc Dip, D.Psych, C Psychol
Victoria is the Clinical Director of the practice. She has 25 years' experience working in the NHS and private sector and has also previously taught on the Bristol Doctorate in Clinical Psychology training course.
She has specialist skills in working with occupational stress and burn-out, complex depression, poor self-esteem, anxiety disorders, personality problems and relationship difficulties. She is experienced in working with trauma, abuse and adult learning disabilities. One of her main areas of practice these days is with perfectionism and Type A personalities. She usually works within a cognitive behavioural framework and draws on dialectical behavioural, schema-focused, metacognitive and mindfulness-based interventions, in which she trained at the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre.
A kind and supportive practitioner, Victoria is committed to her clients and facilitating change to achieve their goals.
She offers consultancy on mental health to other professionals in both the business and in healthcare industries.
BSc, MSc, Post-MSc Dip, C Psychol
Louise has 25 years' experience working with clients within the NHS and the private sector. She uses cognitive behavioural, mindfulness and schema-focused therapies in her work with clients.
Louise has specialist skills in working with people who suffer from depression, anxiety, panic, phobias, stress, anger, obsessive-compulsive disorders, low self-esteem, relationship problems, sleep difficulties and substance misuse.
She also works with people who suffer with chronic pain conditions by helping them to learn skills to cope with their pain better and improve their quality of life.
Louise holds a post-graduate certificate in counselling supervision and offers clinical supervision to trainee psychologists.
Lunchtime and evening appointments are available in addition to normal working hours.
Louise Coopman AFBPsS
BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE, MSc, C Psychol
Louise has been a Chartered Clinical Psychologist for some 30 years and has worked in both the NHS and the private sector.
She works with clients who have recurring patterns of relationship issues, personality issues, depression, low self-esteem, anger, stress, anxiety, sleep difficulties and chronic fatigue.
Louise believes in tailoring each client's treatment to their specific needs and goals, bringing together techniques from cognitive therapy, schema-focused therapy, assertion training and mindfulness training. Many of her clients have suffered from feeling very much on their own; they often report special appreciation of her genuine warmth and compassion combined with a firm guiding hand.
Louise is widely travelled and welcomes working with clients from different cultural backgrounds. She speaks French fluently and can offer therapy in French.
Dr Ryno Van Dyk AFBPsS
MA, DClinPsych, C Psychol
As an experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist who worked in the NHS for nearly 20 years and in the independent sector since 2002, Ryno has dedicated his professional career to helping individuals improve their quality of life and assisting them in overcoming setbacks, barriers, trauma and a range of life-events to help maximise their potential, build resilience and improve their sense of wellbeing.
His focus has always been to provide client-centred, compassionate and responsive therapy interventions to his clients, using an integrative clinical approach. He is trained and experienced in a range of psychological therapies and modalities, including CBT and Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Ryno regularly works with clients who experience interpersonal conflict and distress, those with a history of earlier life trauma, a wide range of mood-related disorders (anxiety and depression) and adjustment difficulties (e.g. coping with bereavement & loss, life changes or transitions, sexual identity etc.). Ryno has travelled extensively and has a track record of working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Dr Alison Jones
BSc, DClinPsych, Dip Clinical Neuropsychology (Completed 2017) C Psychol
Alison is an experienced clinical psychologist, having worked in the NHS for 13 years before moving into the private sector. She specialises in adult mental health and is well versed in the treatment of depression, anxiety and stress. She has a special interest in the treatment of psychosexual and relationship problems and offers couple therapy. She is particularly interested in working with physical health conditions which impact psychological functioning.
Alison is trained in neuropsychological assessment and neuro-rehabilitation. She has been the lead for neuropsychology in Barts Health NHS Trust service for HIV.
She is able to carry out a broad range of assessments to better understand cognitive functioning, including developmental disorders and memory problems.
A warm, kind and empathetic practitioner, she uses a range of treatment approaches including CBT, systemic and psychodynamic therapies. Alison enjoys working with individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and is sensitive to issues that relate to culture, gender and sexuality within her clinical work.
Alison offers teaching, training and supervision to mental health professionals.
Jo Haworth C. Psychol. MSc Occ Psych
BSc, Certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centred Coach.
Jo has 30 years' experience working in Occupational Psychology in the City of London and with international leaders and functional specialists in engineering, IT and pharma. In her early career she trained and worked as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. She has been part of the Executive Coaching Team at London Business School since 2004. She is part of the coaching faculty at Barclays and provides talent assessments to YSC. She works with a range of leaders from senior executives through to emerging leaders.
Her coaching includes development of skills in impact and influencing, performance management / dealing with difficult individuals, career transition and stress management / managing overwork. She offers talent assessment and career change support (for mid to late career professionals). She has coached professionals through assessment centre processes. Coaching can be with individuals or pairs of colleagues who wish to provide mutual support.
She bases her bespoke coaching on in depth psychological assessment and uses techniques of goal setting, behavioural rehearsal and support for new habit formation. Jo is experienced in using Hogan, Neo, MBTI, WAVE. She can offer stand alone 360 feedbacks via Global Leader of the Future 360 (Marshall Goldsmith), she is also a qualified user of Korn Ferry.
Early morning, lunchtime and evening appointments are available in addition to normal working hours.