Dr Angela Kent
(C.Psychol., D.Clin.Psy., BSc. Hons.)
Expertise and Experience
Dr Kent is a Registered Clinical Psychologist and a Chartered Psychologist, having completed her training 19 years ago. She currently works both in the NHS (since 1997) and in private practice (since 2005) with adults and older adults, providing comprehensive psychological assessment and on-going therapy for people with a wide range of presenting difficulties (e.g., depression, anxiety, PTSD, stress, eating disorders etc.). Areas of particular expertise for Dr Kent include neuropsychological assessments and all aspects of trauma-related work with adults with emotional/interpersonal problems. She is skilled in working with complex presentations including long standing personality difficulties and dissociative conditions. She has completed further training in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Neuropsychology amongst others and has 19 years’ experience of working using this range of therapeutic approaches as tailored to the client’s specific needs. Dr Kent also has 11 years experience of conducting psychological assessments of adults who are the subject of child care proceedings, eviction proceedings and for personal injury cases and as part of this work has gained experience of appearing as an expert witness in court.
Dr Kent is a part-time Senior Clinician in Clinical Research Trials, worked for several years for the British Psychological Society as their Chief Assessor for Psychologists seeking to gain their statement of equivalence in Clinical Psychology and has a longstanding interest and expertise in providing clinical supervision both to groups and individuals.
1997- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy.), University of Birmingham.
1987- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology (BSc. Hons.), University of York.
Professional Registrations & Memberships
Health and Care Professionals Council (PYL17351)
British Psychological Society (33759)
British Psychological Society, Division of Neuropsychology
Older adult Psychology (e.g., PTSD, Bereavement, Dementia, childhood trauma)
Adult Psychology (PTSD, Personality Disorders, childhood trauma, interpersonal problems)
Clinical supervision (Group and Individual)
Main Therapeutic Approaches
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Integrative therapy (e.g., applying elements from a wide range of approaches)
EMDR- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing