Dr Sarah Robinson

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Sarah completed her professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. Alongside her work at Talking Heads, Sarah works as a Specialist Psychologist in an IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) NHS service.  Sarah is the lead clinician for Young Adults who attend this Service.  Sarah is skilled in a range of evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.  For the past 15 years, Sarah has worked in a range of NHS services with adults, children, adolescents and their families. 

Sarah has a specialist interest in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and co-authored the book ‘Breaking Free from OCD: A CBT Guide for Young People and Their Families’.  Sarah has additional expertise working with clients who have Autism Spectrum Conditions and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and has previously worked for National and Specialist services in these areas.  

“My initial aim as a therapist is to create a safe, collaborative and nurturing space to hear about, and begin to make sense of, the difficulties a client chooses to bring.  I take a person centred approach to therapy, drawing from evidence, extensive experience and training.  I have a strong foundation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), but am able to flexibly integrate, and move between, third wave approaches to support the different recovery journeys of each person I meet with. I am experienced working with people with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, interpersonal struggles, identity concerns and trauma. I am passionate about my work with young adults, and mindful of the multi-factored stressors, transitions, relational and developmental concerns that can impact heavily upon this age group”.

Qualifications:

Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)
Bachelors degree in Experimental Psychology (BSc Hons)
Trained in the assessment of Autism using the ADI and ADOS

Sarah is a HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist

Therapies I offer:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Compassion Focussed Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Interpersonal Therapy

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