Dr Matthew Daniel

Dr Matthew Daniel

Clinical Psychologist

 (D.Clin.Psy, MSocSci Psych, BA Hons Psych, BA)



Expertise and Experience

Dr Daniel is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society and the Health and Care Professions Council. He has over 10 years of experience working in mental health and hospital settings in the UK and South Africa. He currently works with clients that are experiencing mental health, emotional and family difficulties. He has experience of working with adolescents and adults. Dr Daniel has extensive expertise in assessment and therapeutic treatment including individual, couple, group work and consultation. He uses a range of different psychological approaches in his work including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, Integrated Cognitive Therapy, and Schema Informed Cognitive Therapy.

He currently holds a part time post in the NHS where he is working with young people and families. He has previously held an NHS post working with adults with common mental health problems. He was working in the private and state health system in South Africa prior to moving to the UK. His broad experience of working in different settings with different cultures has enabled him to gain a deeper understanding of psychological difficulties and an ability to work across cultural differences and contexts. In addition to his clinical work, Dr Daniel provides consultation, supervision and training and he has published material related to offending and psychometrics. His approach is very thorough and forward thinking and he has a specific interest in Affective Disorders.


2014- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy), University of East Anglia, UK

2009 – Master of Social Science in Psychology (Domestic Violence), University of Cape Town, South Africa

2003-BA Hons Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

2001-BA Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Professional Registrations & Memberships

Health and Care Professionals Council (PYL31686)

British Psychological Society (191537)

British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (160013)


Adolescent Psychology (Assessment and Formulation, Mood Disorders)

Adult Psychology (Affective Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Interpersonal / Relationship problems)

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Integrated Cognitive Therapy

EMDR- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (currently completing accreditation)

Schema Informed Cognitive Therapy