Dr Williams is registered as a Practitioner Clinical Psychologist with the Health Care Professions Council. In addition to a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology she holds an M.A (Hons) degree in Psychology and a postgraduate M.Sc in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology.
Dr Williams has worked in a variety of settings including adult mental health (primary care and specialist services), paediatric psychology, a forensic hospital, and neuropsychology services. She is experienced in working with children and adults with congenital and neurological conditions as well as acquired brain injury. She can provide complex neuropsychological assessments and reports, incorporating specialist psychometric assessment. Dr Williams has a special interest in working therapeutically with children, young people, and adults of all ages who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
Dr Williams has experience of delivering a broad range of psychological interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy, and is able to work integratively by drawing upon a range of therapeutic approaches and techniques. She has completed further training in Compassion-Focused Therapy and Schema Therapy. Dr Williams is skilled in psychological formulation and can support staff, families, and carers to develop their understanding of a person’s presenting difficulties. Her approach is informed by the evidence-base and tailored to the individual’s needs, abilities, and goals.