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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)

 

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)

 

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 Yvonne Vance

Clinical Psychologist
ClinPsyD, PGDip., DPhil, BSc, MSc

Expertise and Experience

Yvonne Vance is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of post-qualification experience, specialising in child and family work. Yvonne has extensive experience working within medical paediatric settings, general child and adolescent mental health clinics and in conducting highly specialist neuropsychological assessments and rehabilitation programmes.

Yvonne specialises in working with children, young people and their families who are struggling with both physical health issues and psychological challenges. Common presentations include anxiety disorders, low mood and depression, adjustment to significant life events, parenting difficulties, adherence to treatment, and medically unexplained symptoms. In addition, Yvonne has a Post-graduate diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology and offers highly specialist assessments and recommendations for children and young people with cognitive difficulties.

Yvonne uses a number of different theoretical orientations to guide her work including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy, narrative therapy, parenting approaches and general family systems influences. Yvonne is also trained in EMDR.

Yvonne also has a strong research and publication background having gained a PhD while working with children with cancer and their families.

Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology (PGDip) from the University of Glasgow.

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (ClinPsyD) from the University of Manchester.

Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) from the University of Sheffield.

Master of Science (MSc) in Child Development from the Institute of Education, University of London.

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology from the University of Aberdeen.

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (PYL21853).

British Psychological Society.

Specialisms

Highly Specialist neuro-psychological assessments with children

Impact of physical health issues

Mental Health concerns

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Solution Focussed Therapy

Narrative Therapy

 

Dr Jill Ogston, The Purple House Clinic, Glasgow

Dr Jill Ogston

Clinical Psychologist
DClinPsy, BSc (Hons)

Expertise and Experience

Dr Jill Ogston is an associate clinician at Purple House clinic and an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist. 

Dr Ogston brings over ten years’ experience working in the NHS, providing supportive assessment and understanding of psychological difficulties for children, adults and their families. She is a skilled therapist offering a range of intervention approaches to suit the particular needs of clients.  She enjoys working collaboratively with clients to help them make changes that are important to them. Dr Ogston also has specialist training and experience in the diagnostic assessment of Autism and mental health intervention for people with Autism. 

Dr Ogston has considerable experience working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and, in addition to her private practice, currently works with adults with cancer in the NHS.  She has provided teaching for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in both Glasgow and Edinburgh and Masters in Applied Psychology in Glasgow. Dr Ogston offers clinical supervision in her NHS and independent practice.

 

Qualifications

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

 

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

 

Professional Registrations and Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC: PYL24610)

Specialisms

Autism Spectrum Disorders (including PDA profile)

Childhood behavioural difficulties

Anxiety and stress

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Incredible Years Parenting Approaches

Systemic Therapeutic Approaches

 

 

 

Our Clinic Locations

Our two clinics are conveniently located just outside of the busy city, in Thornliebank and Bearsden. To the south of the city, our Thornliebank clinic offers quiet and calm surroundings with plenty of free onsite parking. To the north of the city, our Bearsden clinic provides a relaxed and comfortable environment located in close proximity to the train station.
 Glasgow Psychologist Psychologist Glasgow

The Purple House Clinic

Caledonia Business Centre

Evanton Drive

Thornliebank

Glasgow

G46 8JT

The Purple House Clinic

Exchange House

50 Drymen Rd

Bearsden

G61 2RH

call: 0141 255 1390

email: glasgow@purplehouseclinic.co.uk

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