Sally is an AMBIT Trainer seconded to the Anna Freud Centre from MAC-UK for the past two years.
Sally completed a PhD in Psychology and also her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London.
Sally is now Clinical Lead and Clinical Psychologist at MAC-UK, a charity with a mission to radically transform mental health services for excluded young people. Whilst at MAC-UK, Sally has been training the workforce in AMBIT and applying the principles for over four years with some of London's most vulnerable and marginalized young people. Sally has led on research and policy work at MAC-UK to influence policy-makers to organise services more flexibly and thoughtfully around the needs of young people.
Sally also works within the London Borough of Hackney's Children and Young People's Social Care as a clinician within the integrated Clinical Service. Within this role, Sally works directly and indirectly with vulnerable children, young people and families, including Looked after Children and Children in Need, and applying a range of interventions that
includes AMBIT and Mentalization-based Family therapy.
Sally is dedicated to innovation within mental health and social care services; from co-producing services with young people to ensuring wider social contexts are addressed. As a Community Psychologist, Sally is passionate about bringing social justice into her professional and personal life.