Dr Vicki Edwards
(C.Psychol., D.Clin.Psy., PGDipPsy., BSc.Hons.)
Expertise and Experience
Dr Vicki Edwards is a Clinical Psychologist and a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society and registered with the Healthcare Professionals Council. She has over fifteen years NHS experience of working in a specialist team within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Dr Edwards has expertise in working with children who have attachment difficulties and their carers i.e. foster carers, residential staff, adoptive parents and teachers. She is able to offer psychological assessments and interventions for a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, complex trauma and child behaviour problems. Dr Edwards also has extensive experience of providing consultation and training to professionals, for example; foster carers, social workers, and teachers on a variety of topics such as attachment, self- harm, mental health and sexual abuse. She has post qualification training in attachment therapy, group therapy and supervision. She is a BPS accredited Clinical Supervisor. Dr Edwards has written and published within this area of research and presented at National and International conferences on the topic of child maltreatment. She is able to see clients in and around the Leicestershire area.
2003 - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy.), University of Leicester.
1998 - Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (PGDipPsy.), University of Nottingham.
1991 - Bachelor of Science (BSc.Nursing), University of Southampton.
Professional Registrations & Memberships
Health and Care Professionals Council (PYLO3877).
British Psychological Society (088327).
Division of Clinical Psychology and Subdivision of Children Young People & families.
BPS Accredited Supervisor.
Child/Adolescent Psychology (mental health problems, behavioural problems, parenting and family difficulties).
Attachment difficulties, including Looked After and Adopted Children. Work with carers and professionals.
Family & Relationship difficulties.
Adult Psychology-(PTSD, relationship difficulties, childhood trauma).
An integrated approach that is client centred; focusing on building resilience, working with strengths and developing understanding of difficulties in order to develop full potential.
Post qualification training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (Attachment therapy), Group Therapy and Clinical Supervision.