Get to Know Dr. Michelle Sharp

Dr Michelle Sharp BSc, MSc, DClinPsy

Director and Clinical Psychologist 

 HCPC: PYL36105

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Clinical Practice

Dr. Sharp is a Director and Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Clinical Psychology Collective. She is registered with the HCPC. 

 

Dr Sharp has worked with clients across the lifespan for the past 11 years within community mental health teams, inpatient and forensic settings. Within this, Michelle has gained experience working with a variety of mental health presentations including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, low mood, emotion dysregulation, anger, phobias, interpersonal difficulties, obsessive-compulsive disorder, stress and trauma. Michelle provides individuals and their families with specialist psychological assessment, understanding and treatment. Throughout her career she has enjoyed gaining experience working with clients who experience these difficulties within the context of neurodiversity; including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Intellectual Disabilities (ID).

 

Michelle also offers support to professionals through the provision of consultation, supervision and training. 

Therapeutic Approach

Dr Sharp understands how overwhelming it can be to discuss your difficulties in therapy. She will offer you a safe space to be open, draw on your strengths and work collaboratively with you to understand your difficulties and your experiences of these. She feels passionately about supporting you to feel empowered within therapy and the importance of a trusting, compassionate, non-judgemental therapeutic relationship to support your journey towards meeting your goals, reducing psychological distress and improving your psychological wellbeing.  

 

Throughout therapy Dr Sharp integrates an array of evidence-based treatment models to tailor your therapy to both your individual and therapeutic needs. These modalities include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. 

Education

Training & Courses

Clinical Areas of Interest

University of Edinburgh

Glasgow Caledonian University

Therapies

Supervision

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) 

Master of Science (MSc) in Forensic Psychology

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Psychology 

  • 3Di – Developmental Diagnostic Dimensional Interview   

  • Behavioural activation  

  • Schema Therapy  

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (advanced practice seminar) 

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (advances practice seminar) 

  • Cognitive and Neuropsychological assessments (advanced practice seminar) 

  • Substance Related Offending Behaviour Programme (SROBP)

  • Specialist Supervision Training -NES

  • Generalised Supervision Competencies -NES

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Interpersonal difficulties

  • Trauma

  • OCD

  • Neurodiversity

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