Meet the Therapist

What qualities are you looking for in a Therapist?

Dr Blackburn has many years of experience in helping people who are in distress, using her skills as a Chartered and Registered  Clinical Psychologist.

In order to best serve her clients, she has completed the following substantial courses or awards involving coursework and relevant experience of one to three years:

  • BA honours in Psychology
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in post 16 Adult Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing Therapy Level I, intermediate and II
  • Certificate in Health & social Care Management
  • Bond Solon & Cardiff University Expert Witness certificate in Civil Law
  • Supervision skills & Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPP’s)
  • British Psychological Society - Associate Fellow

Are you seeking someone who develops and maintains up to date skills?

Dr Blackburn completes many hours of ongoing professional development each year.

This is to help her to provide clients with a quality, effective and up to date treatment service.

Her ongoing training includes many short courses; substantial further certificate courses; reading; and wider tasks, to develop and maintain key helping skills.

Registration & Accreditation

Dr Blackburn is registered with the following main psychology and therapy organisations:

HCPC – Registered Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical)


BPS - Chartered Clinical Psychologist -  Associate Fellow      

Register of Applied Psychology Supervisors                                         


BABCP – Accredited Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapist

EMDR UK & Ireland Association  - Trained Therapist