Dr Katherine Nunn, Director and Clinical Psychologist  (BSc, PGCert, MSc, DClinPsy)

HCPC: PYL35985

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Clinical Practice

Dr. Nunn is a Director and Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Clinical Psychology Collective. She is a registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Katherine has over 10 years experience working  clinically in the NHS across various  inpatient and community mental health  and forensic mental health services. She has specialised in working with people who experience severe and enduring mental health difficulties, often within the context of  adverse life events and trauma. She uses a number of approaches to target these difficulties therapeutically, including cognitive behavioural therapy, compassion focussed therapy and aspects of cognitive analytic therapy.  She utilises specialist trauma informed approaches; trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy and Eye Movement, Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). In addition, Katherine has accrued a wealth of experience working with adults living with grief, depression, insomnia and anxiety disorders.

 

Katherine also has an interest in working with individuals, carers and family members who are affected by distress within the context of dementia. She has significant experience in managing distress behaviour (or challenging behaviour) within dementia and has delivered training to  both NHS and care home staff on the related Newcastle Model.

 

Katherine offers support to professionals through the provision of consultation, clinical supervision and training.  

Therapeutic Approach

Katherine recognises the importance of developing a safe and trusting space in therapy. She adopts a flexible,  open and supportive style working collaboratively with clients to help them develop a shared understanding of their difficulties and life experiences. By carefully selecting a tailored, person-centred approach, Katherine supports people to identify areas for change and development. Her passion is to provide the highest standard of care and clinical practice, whilst supporting the achievement of improved functioning and wellbeing in a meaningful way for each individual client.

Get to Know Dr. Katherine Nunn

Education

Training & Courses

Clinical Areas of Interest

Professional Memberships

University of Edinburgh

University of Nottingham

University of Surrey

Therapies

Forensic Risk Assessment

Supervision

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) 

Post Graduate Certificate (PGCert) CBT for Adults (IAPT) 

Master of Science (MSc ) Forensic Psychology

Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) Applied Psychology & Sociology

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Mindfulness-based interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Personality Disorder  (staff trainer level)

  • Psychological Interventions in Response to Stress and Distress in Dementia – Newcastle Model (staff trainer level)

  • CBT for Insomnia and Sleep Difficulties

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (advanced practice seminar)

  • Trauma Level 2 (staff trainer level)

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) -currently undertaking

  • RSVP

  • HCR-20

  • Specialist Supervision for CBT -NES

  • Specialist Supervision Training -NES

  • Generalised Supervision Competencies - NES

  • PTSD and Complex Trauma

  • Attachment, Relationships and Related Difficulties

  • Bereavement / Grief

  • Social Anxiety 

  • Phobias and Anxiety

  • Worry 

  • Low Self Esteem

  • Depression

  • Dementia Behaviour Support / Distress in Dementia

  • Court Reports (pre sentencing mental health)

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