Dr. ALEXANDRA CLARK

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Dr Alexandra Clark is an experienced clinical psychologist who qualified in the UK, working with children, young people and their families, with a wide range of mental health difficulties, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, complex trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), attachment difficulties, interpersonal and relationship problems, grief, loss, self-harm, emotional and behavioural difficulties. 

 

Alexandra is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology after completing her 3-year doctoral programme at the University of Manchester UK. 

 

Throughout her career progression, Alexandra has over a decade of experience working in various mental health services in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Services, as well as a Learning Disability Service. 

 

Alexandra is formulation driven and uses the approach of integrative working to best meet the needs of the individual, family and/or systems involved in a young person’s care. Alexandra is experienced in working in a range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), cognitive analytical therapy (CAT), systemic ways of working, parenting approaches and mindfulness. Dr Alexandra Clark also offers psychometric assessments, consultation, supervision, and training.

 

Alexandra has been guest lecturer at various Universities in the UK, and co-authored and published academic research papers in peer reviewed journals, exploring the impact of internalised self-esteem on psychosis and a new form of cognitive therapy for Bi-polar Affective Disorder. 

 

Alexandra is passionate about holistic ways of working, incorporating body-based awareness where appropriate with clients, and has a special interest in trauma and how this can affect the brain and body.