Jodie Goddard

Dr Jodie Goddard

Clinical Psychologist

 (DClinPsy, BSc Hons)


Expertise and Experience

Dr Jodie Goddard is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (HCPC). She is experienced in working with clients across the life span; children, adolescents and adults.

Dr Goddard has experience of working therapeutically using an integrative psychological approach, drawing on aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Attachment Theory, Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Systemic models, Behavioural Theory and Psychodynamic principles. She is also skilled in working systemically with couples, parents/carers and families.

Dr Goddard provides assessment and therapeutic intervention for a range of emotional difficulties, including anxiety, depression, phobias, attachment difficulties, post-traumatic stress, chronic pain, trauma, obsessive/compulsive problems, adjustment difficulties, child behavioural problem, visible difference concerns and the psychological impact of illness and injury. She also has experience of providing therapeutic intervention for both children and adults who have Aspergers and/or ADHD.

Dr Goddard specialises in Child Psychology; working with children and young people who are experiencing psychological distress (associated with either mental health difficulties or physical health problems). She has particular experience in working with children and young people diagnosed with chronic and life limiting physical health conditions. Dr Goddard is also experienced in working with children, young people and their carers who experience psychological trauma in response to illness and injury (including road traffic accidents and burn injuries). Dr Goddard is experienced in providing training, consultation, reflective practice and supervision to members of staff, and has completed Supervisor Training and Recognition training.

Currently, Dr Goddard works as a Clinical Psychologist in Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital, as well as part-time in private practice.


2014 - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), University of Leicester.

2006 - Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology (BSc Hons), upper second class, University of Leicester.

Professional Registrations & Memberships

Health and Care Professionals Council (PYL31078)


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

Paediatric Psychology (psychological impact of physical health and injury, feeding difficulties, chronic constipation, chronic pain and medically unexplained symptoms)

Main Therapeutic Approaches

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Compassion Focussed Therapy


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy