Ian achieved a B.Sc.(Hons) in Psychology at the University of Wales, Bangor in 1993, an M.Sc. in Health Sciences at the University of East Anglia in 1998 and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Clin.Psy.D.) at the University of East Anglia in 2001. Ian is a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology and the Faculty for Children, Young People & their Families. Ian is a BPS Chartered Psychologist, is HCPC Registered and has over 25 years’ experience of with Children and their families. Ian has a special interest in helping people understand the social and psychological factors that have led to their difficulties and has particular expertise working with children and young people with a history of trauma, invalidation, and abuse. Ian has training in EMDR, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness and Compassion Focused Therapy. Some of these skills are useful for children on the autistic spectrum and children with complicated attachments, including children who have been in care, and those who have been adopted into loving families with “forever” parents.
As a Dad of a wonderful daughter (who we adopted) I have a particular love for, and interest in, adoption and attachment.
When you might see me
I work at sensi every Friday.