Birmingham Team

Birmingham Team

Our services are delivered by a team of highly qualified and experienced Psychologists and mental health professionals, led by Dr Danielle Grey, Clinical Director. The team are experts in the assessment and treatment of psychological difficulties.

Clinical Director

Dr Hayley Poole

Dr Danielle Grey

Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Director

BSC (Hons), MSc, DClinPsy

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Expertise and Experience

Dr Grey is the Clinical Director of the Purple House Clinic in Birmingham. Dr Grey is a Clinical Psychologist and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She has experience of working in the NHS, forensic services and private practice, providing evidence-based therapy across a range of mental health difficulties including depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and trauma. Dr Grey is experienced in working with clients of all ages, children, adolescents and adults. Dr Grey uses several therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and systemic approaches.

Dr Grey is experienced in providing clinical supervision, consultation and training. She has supported organisations to implement service development initiatives and, provided research and evaluation.

Qualifications

2016 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), University of Leicester.

2010 – Masters in Forensic Psychology (MSc), University of Leicester.

2004 – Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BSc), University of Reading.

Professional Registrations & Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC): PYL34353

Specialisms

Psychological distress

Depression

Anxiety

Phobias

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Trauma

Therapeutic Approaches

Integrative work that is person centred

Compassion Focused therapy (CFT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Clinic Administration

Tracey Clifford

Clinic Administrator

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Experience & Expertise

Tracey has over 20 years of administration experience. She is the first point of contact and will welcome clients in a friendly, empathetic and professional manner. Tracey will guide clients through the referral process and answer any questions about our services. Tracey is committed to ensuring a positive experience with the Purple House Clinic Birmingham 

Our Associate Clinicians

Dr Livea Coelho

Dr Manuela Untanu

Counselling Psychologist

MSc, DPsych, CPsychol.

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Expertise and Experience

Manuela is a Registered Practitioner Psychologist. She has extensive experience working in the NHS, with clients from younger to older adults, including families and couples therapy. Manuela specialises in working with individuals who experienced traumatic and adverse events in life (childhood/adulthood).

Manuela has a particular interest in offering support to clients who experience chronic health conditions. Long term illness requires the individual to make permanent changes to their day-to-day life, to redefine goals, make changes and to continually readjust to their way of being and living.

Manuela provides evidence based psychological interventions and has a passion for supporting clients to improve their emotional wellbeing and daily lives. She works collaboratively to offer therapeutic interventions that are tailored to clients needs and promote hope, growth, and recovery.

Qualifications

2017- Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DCPsych), Glasgow Caledonian University

Professional Registrations & Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) PLY34972

British Psychological Society (BPS) 334735

Specialism

Complex trauma and PTSD

Anxiety

Health anxiety

Depression

Physical health issues, difficulty adjusting to medical diagnosis/fears about prognosis

Self-esteem

Family and relationship issues

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

EMDR

Mentalization-Based Treatment

Compassion Focused Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Humanistic Approaches

Brief Solution Focused Interventions

Abi Jordan - Systemic Psychotherapist - The Purple House Clinic Birmingham

Abi Jordan

Systemic Psychotherapist

MSc

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Expertise and Experience

Abi is a qualified Systemic Psychotherapist, registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy. She has extensive experience working with families, couples, and individuals.

Abi has over 10 years experience in the Local Authority and additional experience in the NHS, predominantly working therapeutically with families and young people.  More recently, Abi has worked with a wide range of presenting mental health difficulties in private practice. As a family therapist, Abi is skilled in supporting families to work though problems which impact them, whether that be an acute crisis or longer term problems.

Abi works using a systemic approach, which is rooted in helping clients to explore the relationships they share with others, their relationships with themselves, or with a particular problem.

In addition to providing therapy, Abi provides systemic training and consultation.

Qualifications

2020- MSc in Systemic Psychotherapy, University of Birmingham.

2020- Foundation and Intermediate Level in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice

2018- MSc Social Work, University of Leicester

Specialisms

Family Therapy

Couples Therapy

Relational therapy with adults and young people

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Systemic Family Psychotherapy

Non-Violent Resistance (NVR)

Solution Focused Therapy

Strength Based

Narrative Therapy

Dr Noreen Naz - Clinical Psychologist - The Purple House Clinic Birmingham

Dr Noreen Naz

Clinical Psychologist

BSc (Hons),  DClinPsy

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Expertise and Experience

Dr Naz is a qualified Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She has over 15 years experience of working in the NHS across a broad range of mental health, physical health and learning disability services and specialises in working with children, families and adults.

Dr Naz is skilled at providing evidence-based assessment and treatment for a range of psychological disorders including anxiety, depression, stress and OCD. She has also worked with children and adults with a range of acute and chronic physical health conditions such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis and stroke.

Dr Naz is experienced in delivering training and supervision.

Qualifications

2015- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), University of Leicester.

2005- Bachelor of Science in Human Psychology (BSc), Aston University

Professional Registrations & Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) PYL32729

Specialism

Physical health

Health anxiety

Depression

Anxiety

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Compassion Focused Therapy

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

Systemic approaches

Dr Claire Ogilvie

Jemima Phorson

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

BSc (Hons), PGDip, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

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Expertise and Experience

Jemima is an NHS trained Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist.  She is registered with the Association of Child Psychotherapists. She has over 10 years experience working as a psychotherapist with children, young people and their families.  She is qualified to work with ages 0 – 25.

Jemima has extensive experience in working with children with a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, selective mutism, early trauma, feeding/toileting issues in infants. She is skilled at working with complexity particularly in the networks around care experienced and vulnerable children.  This includes offering consultations and support to carers and professionals.  Jemima is experienced in offering supervisions and consultations to therapists, counsellors and other psychological professionals.

Qualifications

2014 – Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy, Birmingham Trust for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

2008 – PGDip Psychoanalytic Infant Observational Studies, Birmingham Trust for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

2006 – BSc (Hons) Psychology and Childhood & Society, Roehampton University

Professional Registrations & Membership

Association of Child Psychotherapists (4233)

Specialisms

Early Trauma

Depression

Anxiety

Care experienced children and young people

Parent Infant relationships

Selective mutism

Behavioural issues

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

     

    Dr Lauren Calder-Hanley

    Clinical Psychologist

    BSc (Hons), MSc, DClinPsy

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    Expertise and Experience 

    Dr Lauren Calder-Hanley is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and an Associate Clinician at the Purple House Clinic. She has been employed in NHS since 2013 and has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, including working with individuals with learning difficulties, learning disabilities and/or autism. 

    Lauren can help you with a range of emotional well-being and mental health difficulties, such as anxiety, depression, OCD, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem/confidence. Lauren also specialises in antenatal and postnatal mental health difficulties, and can support you with birth planning, particularly if you have experienced previous abuse or birth trauma. She will work with you to develop a shared understanding of your difficulties, including considering the impact of life experiences, relationships, and society on maintaining these difficulties. She will provide a tailored approach, drawing on a range of evidence-based psychological therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT), Attachment informed approaches, and Systemic approaches. In addition to therapy, Lauren is also experienced in completing assessments of cognitive and adaptive functioning, which can contribute towards neurodevelopmental assessments. Lauren will work in partnership with you to help work towards your goals. 

    Alongside her role at the Purple House Clinic, Lauren has worked in a NHS Community Perinatal Mental Health Team in Birmingham since 2021, where she specialises in maternal mental health and the parent-infant relationship. Prior to this, she held roles in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, and Child and Adult Learning Disability Services. 

    Qualifications

    2019 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), University of Birmingham 

    2015 – Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Applications of Psychology, Newman University

    2012 – Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) in Human Psychology with Integrated Placement Year, Aston University

    Professional Registrations & Memberships

    Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC): PYL37528

    Specialisms

    Perinatal Mental Health

    Adolescent Mental Health

    Adult Mental Health

    Neurodivergency: Learning Difficulties, Learning Disabilities and/or Autism and co-morbid mental health difficulties 

    Main Therapeutic Approaches

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    Compassion Focussed Therapy

    Attachment informed approaches (Solihull Approach and Circle of Security)

    Systemic approaches 

     

     

     

    Clinic Location

    Located in Coleshill, the clinic is easily accessible from Birmingham City Centre and the surrounding area. The clinic can be accessed by car via the A446, M42 and M6, and there is on street parking and nearby carparks.

    The Purple House Clinic
    Suite 1D, Unit 1
    St Philips Courtyard
    School House
    Church Hill

    Coleshill
    Birmingham
    B46 3AD

    The Purple House Clinic
    Suite 1D, Unit 1
    St Philips Courtyard
    School House
    Church Hill

    Coleshill
    Birmingham
    B46 3AD

       

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