Dr Nicola Green

 Dr Nicola Green, Consultant Clinical Psychologist,

 BSc (Hons), DClinPsy, C.Psychol, AFBPsS

Nicola is a Clinical Psychologist who has extensive experience of working with adults, children, adolescents and families. Nicola has worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health services in the NHS for over fifteen years in different parts of the UK. She has subsequently gained significant experience of working with ADHD, autistic spectrum conditions, emotional and behavioural presentations, conduct disorder, anxiety, depression, trauma, complex neurodevelopmental difficulties, attachment issues, and self harm. Her particular areas of interest and expertise include eating disorders, gender identity issues, paediatric psychology and chronic health conditions and working with adopted and fostered children and their families.

Nicola uses an integrative approach to therapy, drawing on ideas from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focussed therapy, therapeutic play and systemic models.

Nicola has completed further training in Family Therapy and completed the Intermediate certificate in Systemic Practice (Leeds University 2001). She has also completed a Certificate in CBT (Salford Centre for Cognitive Therapy, 2013) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Innovation (University of Teeside, 2010). Nicola also completed training in Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Children and Adolescents with an eating disorder (2010).

Nicola currently works part-time in the NHS and part time as an independent practitioner. She is a member of the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology Faculty for Children and Young People and has been active on committees relating to post qualification training for Clinical Psychologists in Yorkshire.

Nicola regularly facilitates groups for parents and carers of young people with an eating disorder and has a keen interest in developing services for eating disorder sufferers.

Nicola has experience and training in consultation and clinical supervision and regularly supervises psychologists in clinical training and other professionals as part of her NHS role.

Nicola is registered as an approved provider with insurance companies.

Nicola also has an interest in supporting staff in organisations and has experience of setting up and evaluating staff support for medical staff working in intensive care settings.

Nicola also provides psychological supervision and support to a Post Natal Depression support scheme co-ordinated by Fitmums and Friends  (see link for more information http://www.fitmums.org.uk/PND-support-scheme).

Publications

Green, N. (2008) “Consultation in Paediatric Psychology: An attempt to provide and evaluate a staff support group for specialist registrars working in paediatric high dependency, intensive care and neonatal care” in Clinical Psychology Forum, No 188, August 2008.