Dr Jennifer Vaughan
Jennifer is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with 10 years’ qualified experience working with adults experiencing a range of mental health and/or physical health difficulties. She has worked in a range of settings, including within primary care, secondary care, inpatient (mental health and physical health hospital settings) and forensic mental health services. She has also held a Clinical Lead role within an NHS setting. She has experience in consultation, supervision and teaching / training. She is Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered and a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She has enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) clearance.
Approach / Therapy Offered
Jennifer has worked with a wide-range of psychological and mental health difficulties, providing highly specialist assessment, formulation and evidence-based interventions (individually and/or within groups) tailored to individual needs and their personal goals. She has helped people in managing their experiences of anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, generalised anxiety, panic, obsessive compulsive disorder, health anxiety), anger, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), physical health (e.g., pain, chronic illness, weight management) and neurological conditions (e.g., traumatic brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s), relationship difficulties, stress and managing life transitions, self-esteem and sleep difficulties. She has also supported people with enduring mental health difficulties (e.g., psychosis, bipolar, and personality complexities).
Jennifer enjoys working in an integrative manner, with particular interest in:
Cognitive rehabilitation and Systemic Approaches
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Jennifer considers herself to be an approachable, reliable and conscientious practitioner, with specialist interests in adult mental health, clinical health and clinical neuropsychological fields. She completed her undergraduate psychology degree at The University of Sheffield and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. She has completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology at The University of Glasgow. Finally, she has completed a BPS-accredited supervisory training course at The University of Manchester.