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To book an appointment with one of our Psychologists in Glasgow, please call 0141 2551390 or email glasgow@purplehouseclinic.co.uk


Purple House is a group of private Psychology clinics located in England and Scotland. Here at our Glasgow practice, our team of highly qualified and experienced Psychologists provide a range of psychological assessment and therapy services for adults and children, including services for: mental health difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, and child behavioural difficulties. Specialist diagnostic services are also available for Autistic Spectrum Disorders and learning disabilities. Referrals are accepted from individuals (self-referral or referral of a family member) and from organisations (e.g. solicitors, insurers, schools, employers). Enquiries are treated with the utmost confidentiality.

 

Our Services

For Adults

Assessment and therapy for: depression, anxiety, OCD, post-natal depression, stress, low self-esteem, PTSD, personality disorders, relationship difficulties, phobias, bereavement, learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, dyslexia...and more.Psychologist Loughborough

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For Children & Families

Child Psychologists for help with behavioural problems, anxiety, depression, OCD, phobias, post traumatic stress (PTSD), attachment difficulties, developmental trauma, adjustment to life events, low self-esteem, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, dyslexia...and more.Psychologist Loughborough

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For Professionals

Training, workshops and lectures to organisations on subjects related to mental health, Psychology and child development. We also provide consultancy and clinical supervision services.

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Psychological Assessment

In-depth psychological assessments and pre-therapy assessments for children, adolescents and adults. Assessments of: mental health difficulties, emotional/behavioural difficulties, challenging behaviour, autistic spectrum disorders, dyslexia, learning disabilities, interpersonal difficulties, complex trauma (including adopted children), neuropsychological/cognitive difficulties and IQ testing.

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Psychological Therapy

Psychological Therapy for children/adolescents and adults. Individual, couple, family and group therapy available. Approaches include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)Schema Therapy and Creative Therapies.

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Consultation & Support

Consultation and Support to the family members of a child or adult with difficulties, or to other professionals working to support that individual. We can provide formulation services, psycho-education, therapeutic parenting, behavioural support and other systemic interventions.

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Our Team

We have a team of highly qualified and experienced Clinical Psychologists in Glasgow, led by Clinical Director and Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dr Michelle Muniz.

 

Dr Michelle Muniz, Clinical Psychologist & Director, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow

Dr Michelle Muniz

Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Director 
 (C. Psychol., D.Clin.Psy., BSc. Hons.)

Expertise and Experience

Dr Muniz is the Clinical Director of the Purple House Clinic in Glasgow and is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist (Registered with the HCPC). She takes the lead on clinical and management aspects of the practice.

Dr Muniz has over ten years of experience working in the NHS in England and in Scotland and in private practice. Dr Muniz is experienced in working with both adults and children/families. She has gained particular skills working with individuals with learning disabilities and autism, providing specialist assessment, formulation, intervention and evaluation. Dr Muniz draws from a range of different psychotherapeutic approaches in her practice such as Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Dr Muniz also offers specialist autism diagnostic assessments as part of a wider specialist team within the Glasgow clinic.

Dr Muniz has worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within the NHS, based in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Specialist team. She has also lectured on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology training course at the University of Glasgow.

Qualifications

2009 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy), University of Lincoln

2002 – Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University

Professional Registrations and Memberships

British Psychological Society (465907)

Health and Care Professions Council (PYL24216)

The Association of Clinical Psychologists  (428733)

Specialisms

Child/Adolescent Psychology (mental health problems, behaviour problems and parenting)

Adult Psychology (PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Stress)

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Learning disabilities

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing

Positive Behaviour Support

Compassion-Focussed Therapy (CFT)

 

 

Mireille Wallace, Educational Psychologist, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow

Mireille Wallace

Educational Psychologist
(MSc Ed Psych., BA Hons.)

Expertise and Experience

Mireille Wallace is an Associate Psychologist at Purple House Clinic in Glasgow and is a Chartered Educational Psychologist with over 15 years experience of working with children and young people across sectors. Mireille has specific experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and their families and supporting a range of developmental difficulties. Particular skills relate to supporting challenging behaviour, communication difficulties and attachment.

As well as working in private practice, Mireille works as an Educational Psychologist in the public sector where she works closely with educational establishments to support children's well being and achieve to their highest potential.

Qualifications

2010 – Masters of Science in Educational Psychology (MSc Ed Psych), University of Dundee

2001 – Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology, University of Strathclyde

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (PYL27913)

Specialisms

Developmental difficulties

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Child and adolescent mental health

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Video Interaction Guidance (VIG)

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)

Solution Oriented Practice

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

 

Dr Mary Cawley, Clinical Psychologist, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow

Dr M. Cawley

Clinical Psychologist
(AFBPsS., C. Psychol., DClin.Psy., PhD.,  BSc. Hons.)

Expertise and Experience

Dr Cawley is an Associate Clinical Psychologist at the Purple House Clinic in Glasgow, with over a decade’s experience of working with adults with common mental health problems. She has previously worked with adolescents, young adults, and adults with anxiety, depression, disordered eating, exam stress, OCD, phobias, substance misuse, relationship difficulties and adjustment to physical illness. Dr Cawley has developed significant post-qualification expertise working with clients who experience psychological distress due to a long-term health condition.

Dr Cawley is holistic in her approach to assessment and draws upon a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT).

In addition to working as an Associate for the Purple House Clinic, Dr Cawley continues to work part-time in the NHS.

Qualifications

2008 - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy.), University of Glasgow

2004 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Glasgow

2000 - BSc (Hons.) Human Psychology with Professional Placement

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (PYL05111)

British Psychological Society

Specialisms

Adult Psychology (Adjustment, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Disordered Eating, Interpersonal problems, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,  Phobias, Stress)

Health Behaviour Change

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT)

Motivational Interviewing

 

Dr Vicki Creanor, Clinical Psychologist, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow.

Dr Vicki Creanor

Clinical Psychologist
 (MA., MSc., D.Clin.Psy.)

Expertise and Experience

Dr Creanor is an Associate of Purple House Clinic and brings with her over 10 years of clinical practice experience, having completed both a Masters in Psychological Therapy for Adults and the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Glasgow. Dr Creanor has previous experience working as a Clinical Psychologist with children and adolescents, and in addition to her work with the Purple House Clinic, she is employed as a Principal Clinical Psychologist within the NHS, working with adults with learning disabilities. In her private work, she has an interest in working with sleep problems, working with parents of very young children to improve their sleep as well as adults with insomnia. She also regularly delivers workshops and one-to-one therapeutic sessions addressing a range of mental health difficulties such as anxiety. She draws on a number of theoretical approaches to conduct this work, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Systemic approaches and Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT).

Qualifications

2011 - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Glasgow

2006 - MSc in Psychological Therapies in Primary Care (Adults), Universities of Dundee & Stirling

2004 - MA in Psychology, University of Glasgow

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC: PYL27641)

Specialisms

Sleep problems (from 6 months+)

Childhood behavioural problems

Anxiety disorders (including phobias, OCD, social anxiety, panic disorder, health anxiety)

Adult/Child/Learning Disabilities mental health

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Systemic approaches

Positive behavioural support (PBS)

Incredible Years parenting approaches

 

 

Dr Camilla Dyer, Clinical Psychologist, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow.

Dr Camilla Dyer

Clinical Psychologist
(MA, D.Clin.Psy.)

Expertise and Experience

Dr Camilla Dyer is an Associate Clinician of Purple House and an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist.

Camilla has over ten years of post-qualification experience working in the NHS in Scotland within Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS), Community Paediatric, and Medical Paediatric Services where she provided a Clinical Psychology service for children, young people, siblings and parents. Camilla has a particular interest in the early intervention and prevention of mental health difficulties.

Camilla aims to work collaboratively with individuals and families to create a safe space and effective working relationships to develop a shared understanding of the difficulties that can arise within families, and work together towards the alleviation of problems, and the promotion of positive mental health and healthy family relationships.

Camilla is experienced in offering teaching and training and has worked for NHS Education for Scotland to co-develop an educational training resource and deliver associated training for this resource for Paediatric Healthcare staff nationally.

Camilla currently works part-time for NHS Education for Scotland (NES) as a Clinical Tutor at the University of Glasgow Doctorate Programme in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy). In this role she routinely lectures, offers workshops and enjoys working alongside and supporting the development of those training to work as Clinical Psychologists throughout their three years of training.

Qualifications

2007 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy.), University of Edinburgh

2001 – M.A. (Hons.) Psychology, University of Glasgow

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professionals Council (PYL03498)

Specialisms

Working with family systems

Bereavement, trauma and loss

Impact of physical/mental health difficulties

Impact of life events

Support for people exhibiting emotional difficulties and behaviour difficulties.

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Systemic Therapeutic Approaches

Solution Focused Therapy

Interpersonal Therapy

Incredible Years Parenting Approach

Positive behavioural support (PBS)

 

Dr Gail Milroy, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow

Dr Gail Milroy

Clinical Psychologist
(D.Clin.Psy., MA)

Expertise and Experience

Dr Gail Milroy is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Clinician of Purple House Clinic, Glasgow. Gail has over 10 years post qualification experience working with children, young people, families and carers. She gained substantial experience in working within a Community Paediatric setting within the NHS and she currently works part-time within a Community Learning Disability Service. Through this experience she has developed skills in the assessment and understanding of a range of neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism, Learning Disability and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  Gail has a particular interest in Autism and held a seconded post with NHS Education for Scotland as an Educational Project Manager for the Autism workstream where she delivered and evaluated training sessions to Health and Social Care staff. Gail has also trained as a Sleep Counsellor with Sleep Scotland.

Gail draws on a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) and Systemic approaches. She values working alongside individuals, families and carers to reach a shared understanding of emotional or behavioural concerns and to apply psychological theory to help reduce difficulties or distress.

Qualifications

2006 - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D. Clin. Psy.), University of Glasgow

2000 - MA (Social Sciences) in Psychology, University of Glasgow

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC: PYL18901)

British Psychological Society

Specialisms

Neurodevelopmental Conditions (including Autism and Learning Disabilities)

Neuropsychological Assessment

Sleep

Behavioural Concerns

Mental Health (Child / Adolescent / Learning Disability)

Adjustment to developmental / health conditions

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Behavioural Therapy including Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Systemic Therapeutic Approaches

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

 

Patricia Duggan, Educational Psychologist and Psychotherapist, The Purple House Clinic Glasgow

Patricia Duggan

Educational Psychologist and Psychotherapist
(BEd; BSc; MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip, AFBPSs)

Expertise and Experience

Patricia is an Associate Practitioner with Purple House and is registered with HCPC, BPS and BABCP. She is a Chartered Educational Psychologist and Psychotherapist with over 20 years’ experience working with children and adults to address their educational and emotional needs. Patricia has worked part-time for a large city psychological service for 15 years and during this time specialised in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), literacy difficulties such as Dyslexia, and mental health and wellbeing.

In her role as an Educational Psychologist, Patricia has provided extensive training for schools, parents, psychologists and institutions in topics such as ASD, Parenting, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Attachment, Bereavement, and Loss and Trauma.

For the past 8 years, Patricia has focused much of her study and her private work on therapeutic interventions enabling her to offer a range of approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Video Interactive Guidance (VIG) to address the very unique needs of her patients. Patricia's approach seeks to take a collaborative and ecological approach in order to identify all the factors which might be affecting a patient’s ability to function.

In addition to therapy, Patricia’s range of qualifications allow her to carry out robust educational assessments which can highlight barriers to learning and identify appropriate additional support needs to support people in education or in the work place.

Qualifications

2015 - PG Diploma CBT from University of West of Scotland

2012 - PG Cert CBT from Queen Margaret University

2005 - MSc Educational Psychology from Strathclyde University

2003 - BSc Psychology (Hons) Psychology from Open University

1987 - BEd (Primary) from St Andrew’s College of Education

Professional Registrations and Memberships

HCPC - PYL05192

BPS - 149148

BABCP - 161112

Specialisms

Anxiety disorders (including panic disorder, phobias, social anxiety etc.)

Depression

ASD

Learning Difficulties

Bereavement and Loss

Trauma

Attachment difficulties

Main Therapeutic Approaches

CBT

ACT

Schema Therapy

Solution Focused Therapy

Video Interactive Guidance

Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P)

 

 

Our Clinic Location

Our clinic is located within Caledonia Business Centre in the convenient location of Thornliebank, Glasgow. Away from the busy city centre, our clinic is quiet and calm and there is plenty of free onsite parking.
 Glasgow Psychologist Psychologist Glasgow

The Purple House Clinic

Caledonia Business Centre

Evanton Drive

Thornliebank

Glasgow

G46 8JT

call: 0141 255 1390

email: glasgow@purplehouseclinic.co.uk

NEWS: Appointments are now also available in the West End of Glasgow on request.

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