Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation trust
Ashley is a clinical psychologist working at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation trust. Ashley uses both a systemic and a CBT framework in her work. She currently works with children and young people presenting with issues around their gender identity, and their families. Ashley has previously worked in a Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care team at the Tavistock and within a residential home for children and young people, as part of the Tavistock Haringey Service (a service working with looked after children in Haringey). She has also worked in general CAMHS at the Tavistock and Portman. Ashley has also delivered CBT to adults whilst working at a psychological therapies service in Camden and at the Traumatic Stress Clinic in Charlotte Street.
Ashley completed her clinical psychology doctorate in 2008 and completed a post-graduate diploma in CBT at the Institute of Psychiatry in 2010. She completed a year-long training as a supervisor in 2013 as part of the Children and Young People's - Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (CYP-IAPT) initiative. Ashley has received 4 and 1/2 years of specialist CBT supervision (1 and 1/2 years when working with adults and 3 years working with children families and young people). She has also undertaken further CPD in CBT for children and young people and has delivered CBT to young people as part of the Improving Mood with Psychotherapy and Cognitive Therapy (IMPACT) trial.
Ashley's teaching experience includes: an 8-session Introduction to CBT course for clinicians working with children and young people in Hackney social services; CYP-IAPT for the University of East London (UEL) Professional Doctorate in Clinical psychology; and a Processes of Change in CBT seminar for the UCL MSc in Child and Family Mental Health.