Staff : Dr. Jill Neilson
CPsychol, DPsych, MSc (Family and Systemic Psychotherapy), MSc (Counselling Psychology), MSc (Psychology Applied to Medicine), BSc (Hons) Psychology

Consultant Psychologist


2000- Present. Private Practice
Consultant Psychologist Adult Mental Health - Individual, Couple and Family Assessment and Therapy Medico - Legal Reports
1998- Present. Lister Hospital
Hertfordshire Partnership Trust, Chartered Psychologist – CMHT/Lead Couple and Family Consultation Service (CFCS)
1996-1998 Chase Farm Hospital
Enfield Community Care NHS Trust, Middlesex. Chartered Psychologist - Adult Mental Health (CMHT/CFCS and GP referral)
1996-1999 City University, London
Visiting Lecturer - Psychology Department
1995-1996 Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospital Trust, Middlesex
Senior Health Counsellor - Genito-urinary medicine (GUM)
1996 Northwick Park Hospital
Harrow & Hillingdon Community NHS Trust Psychologist in Training - Adult Mental Health
1994-1995 St Peter’s Street Medical Practice
Camden & Islington Community NHS Trust, London Counselling Psychologist in Training - Primary Care
1995 (Feb-June) NVQ centre (NVQ in Care)
Camden & Islington Community NHS Trust, London NVQ Centre Manager (Maternity Cover)
1993-1995 Training and Development
Camden & Islington Community NHS Trust, London Training and Development Officer - Specialising in Health and Community Care and Personal Development
1991-1993 Woodside Intensive Rehabilitation
Friern and St Luke’s Woodside Hospital, London Assistant Psychologist - Rehabilitation


2002- 2004 MSc Family and Systemic Psychotherapy - Institute of Family Therapy and Birkbeck College
2000- 2001 Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust and UEL - Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Systemic Theory
2000 EMDR Association UK
1997- 2000 Level 1 & 2 EMDR Training
1994- 1996 City University
- DPsych
1995 City University -MSc Counselling Psychology
1992- 1993 City University -Certificate in HIV/AIDS Counselling
1990- 1991 Regents Park College -Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling
1987- 1990 University of Stirling - MSc Psychology Applied to Medicine
1987- 1990 Bolton Institute of Higher Education -BSc (Hons) Psychology

Publications/ Conferences

Referral for Psychology in a CMHT. Counselling Psychology Review, May 2002.
Violence and Gender: Dilemmas for a Family Therapy Team within an Adult Mental Health Setting. Workshop presented at Enfield Family Therapy Fourth Annual Conference, Edmonton, March 1998.
Counselling Psychology and Public Relations. Interactive Poster presented at The Division of Counselling Psychology Annual Conference, London, April 1998.
Changing Focus and Role of Counselling Psychology in Health. Poster presented at the First International Conference of the Division of Counselling Psychology, Stratford-Upon-Avon, May 1997.
Shifting Horizons. Planned, convened and co-chaired symposium at Division of Counselling Psychology Annual Conference in York, May 1996
Challenges and Issues for Counselling Psychology Trainees (joint paper). Paper presented at the Division of Counselling Psychology Annual Conference in Birmingham, May 1995
Client, Therapist Concordance on Therapy Process and Outcome and its implications for Service Evaluation. Forum, November 1994

Professional Membership

British Psychological Society (BPS)
United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP)
EMDR Association UK and Ireland

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