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Professional Practice of Chartered Clinical Psychologists
Offering face-to-face talking therapies to help people to find a way forward with emotional and psychological difficulties.

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Our clinic based in a historic Georgian property in the coastal town of Tynemouth offers a confidential, relaxed and welcoming environment.

We offer prompt, accessible and excellent quality evidence-based talking therapy services.

Our therapists are all members of the British Psychological Society and are also registered with the Health & Care Professions Council, an independent, UK-wide regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining standards in care.

We have a positive, forward-looking approach to therapy, keeping up to date with the latest developments in psychological practice.

Our principles of practice emphasise mutual trust, respect, confidentiality and compassion.

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WE WELCOME DIRECT SELF-REFERRALS AND REFERRALS FROM GP’S, PSYCHIATRISTS AND OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONALS. WE ARE REGISTERED WITH ALL MAJOR HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDERS.

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TAILORED TYPES OF THERAPIES WE OFFER

Our Team

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Dr Matilda Moffett
Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Matilda qualified as a Doctor of Clinical Psychology in 2006. For the past 6 years she has worked as a private practitioner, gaining extensive experience. Matilda also has 10 years experience as a psychologist in two NHS trusts. She has particular interest in general adult mental health and working in the area of weight management. Matilda also works from the Nuffield Health Hospital Newcastle where appointments can also be arranged if required.

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Dr Leonie Lalayiannis
Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Since qualifying as a Doctor of Clinical Psychology Dr Lalayiannis has worked within the NHS supporting adults suffering from health conditions and related emotional and psychological problems. She also works as a private practitioner and has a special interest in adjustment to chronic physical health conditions and general adult mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.

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Brenda McLackland
Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Brenda McLackland is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years’ experience working in the NHS. Throughout her time at the NHS, Brenda worked with adults with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. During the latter half of her career, Brenda specialised in perinatal psychology and worked with parents and babies. Having become fascinated by family relationships, Brenda went on to work with parents of children of all ages.

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Dr Jenny Johns
Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Jenny Johns is held in high regard for her work in local NHS Mental Health Services, and in private practice over the last 15 years. Jenny is experienced in working with a range of mental health difficulties, from stress and depression, to PTSD, Complex Trauma and Personality Disorder. Jenny has particular areas of special interest in mindfulness, trauma and personality disorder. Her extensive training reflects a broad range of Psychological Approaches: CBT, EMDR, Mindfulness, DBT and Family/ Couples Therapy.

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Dr Tammy Lennox
Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Since qualifying in 2005 at the University of Newcastle, Dr Lennox worked within NHS secondary care services for adults experiencing mental health difficulties. Since 2015 she has worked with older adults experiencing a range of physical, cognitive and emotional difficulties, whilst also working as a private practitioner. She has a special interest in Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) and working with those having experienced significant life trauma. Her adaptable approach for individuals and couples incorporates evidence-based therapies such as CBT, EMDR and CFT.

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Dr Susan Bruce
Chartered Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychologist

Dr Bruce has over 15 years experience practicing as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. She has expertise in adult mental health and since 2002 has practiced as a Clinical Child Psychologist. Dr Bruce has expertise in the management of anxiety and depression, and specialises in the assessment and management of psychological difficulties associated with a range of physical health problems. She is a registered Paediatric Neuropsychologist and has expertise in neuropsychological assessment of traumatic or acquired brain injury in children and adolescents aged 3-19. Dr Bruce also has significant expertise in the assessment of Dyslexia.

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DR VERONICA-OLIVER JENKINS
CHARTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr Oliver-Jenkins is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience working in both the NHS and private practice. She works with adults who are experiencing emotional difficulties such as anxiety and depression, particularly when these arise as a result of life limiting health conditions. Veronica has undertaken extensive training in a range of therapeutic approaches but works predominantly using CBT. She is also an experienced supervisor and provides supervision to a number of qualified professionals locally.

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Armele Philpotts
Counsellor

Armele Philpotts is a highly qualified and experienced relationship and family therapist, practicing in the NHS and at Relate Northumberland and Tyneside, and offers confidential individual, couple and family therapy at the Clinic. People’s needs are all different and change over the course of counselling. Armele’s approach integrates elements of person centred, systemic, psychodynamic and behavioural therapy. She can help with relationship difficulties and also to support couples in preparing for making a commitment.

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DR EMMA HONEY
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr Emma Honey qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from Newcastle University in 2010. She works privately and in the NHS. She has over 15 years’ experience working with children and young people, and has a specialist interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders and associated mental health difficulties. She is experienced in adapting cognitive behavioural therapy to meet the needs of children and young people, including those with neurodevelopmental disorders. She also has a clinical interest in helping parents adapt to parenthood, a time which can be stressful for many people.

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PAULA MITCHELSON
OFFICE MANAGER

Paula has over 25 years experience working within the NHS, rising in that time to managing a busy Health Psychology office. She is responsible for the smooth running of the clinic office including reception and administrative duties.

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Dr David Lowery
Clinic Director

David is responsible for the day-to-day management of the clinic and all aspects of business development and marketing. He has worked in a management role in a small business environment for the last 5 years and holds a PhD, but does not practice as a psychologist.

What We Can Help With

Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem

Sleep Problems

Sleep Problems

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Cancer

Cancer

Weight Loss Surgery Support

Weight Loss Surgery Support

Weight Management & Diabetes

Weight Management & Diabetes

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Depression

Depression

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

OCD Therapy

OCD Therapy

Phobia Therapy

Phobia Therapy

Stress Therapy & Burnout

Stress Therapy & Burnout

Anger Issues

Anger Issues

Relationship Problems

Relationship Problems

Grief & Loss

Grief & Loss

Child Psychology

Child Psychology

Child Neuropsychology

Child Neuropsychology

 

Client Testimonials

Matilda has always been highly professional, easy to engage and work with. She has supported and encouraged me throughout a sometimes difficult and challenging journey and enabled me to move away from my comfort zone, towards a better quality of life/being. I thank her and highly recommend her as a Clinical Psychologist/Therapist.
SusanNorth Shields

How Therapy Works

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Contact Us


1 Tynemouth Road, Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, NE30 4AY



Location & Parking

The clinic is located close to the centre of Tynemouth on the corner of Tynemouth Road and Tynemouth Terrace. It is located two doors along from the Kwik Fit Centre.

There is provision for parking along Tynemouth Terrace (subject to permit restrictions on weekends and Bank Holidays). Unrestricted parking is also available on Tynemouth Road, Station Terrace and Newcastle Terrace. Public car parks on Front Street (NE30 4QB) and Sea View (NE30 4PR) are located within a 5-10 minute walk from the property.

The clinic is well served by public transport links with bus and metro transport hubs located within a 5 minute walk away. There is easy access for pedestrians approaching the clinic along Tynemouth Road.

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