Felicity is a warm and approachable Clinical Psychologist, who specialises in working with children, young people and their families. She has over ten years’ experience of working in mental health services within the NHS.

Felicity has worked with children and their families across a range of settings, including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), paediatric psychology teams, schools and inpatient services. She has worked therapeutically with both individuals and groups, and has provided training in a number of therapeutic approaches.

Felicity is experienced in working with young people presenting with a wide variety of difficulties, including low mood, anxiety, and relationship issues. She is able to help with issues around toileting, sleep and behaviour. Felicity also enjoys working with parents and carers to further develop their understanding of a child’s difficulties and think together about ways of moving forward.

Felicity has a special interest in working with children and young people with chronic health conditions (including diabetes and asthma) and has worked in a number of hospital based paediatric psychology teams.

Felicity aims to provide a warm, non-judgemental space to support families with the difficulties they are facing. She adopts a flexible, collaborative way of working and draws on a range of different therapeutic approaches. These include CBT, narrative and solution-focused therapies. Felicity places huge value on the therapeutic relationship and strives to be respectful, curious and creative. She is always interested in exploring the resources and interests of children and their families, and in using these in working towards their chosen goals.

Felicity is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (membership number PYL23656) and is Chartered with the British Psychological Society (membership number 146892).

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych)
    University of East London, 2005-2008
  • BSc Hons in Psychology
    University of Newcastle, 1998-2001
  • Dealing with distress: working with suicide and self-harm
    Carolyn Spring, 6 hours, 9th June 2020
  • Advanced Safeguarding Level 2
    High Speed Training, May 2020
  • Sensory Processing Yoga, Mel Campbell
    Beacon House, June 2019
  • The Dynamic Maturational Model of Attachment across the Lifespan
    Dr Ben Grey, Dept of Attachment Studies, University of Roehampton, one day, May 2019
  • What you need to know about autism with Tony Attwood
    Sheffield, 15th May 2019
  • Developmental Trauma in Children & Families with Dr Shoshanah Lyons
    Beacon House, April 2019
  • Child Bereavement Conference
    University of Chichester, 20th October 2017
  • Traumatic Dissociation – how to assess and treatment plan for dissociative clients with Maeve Crowley
    Beacon House, 9th September 2017
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Adolescents
    Dr Russ Harris, 2017
  • Paediatric Psychology Network UK National Conference
    British Psychological Society, 2017
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children
    West Sussex County Council, 2017
  • Motivational Interviewing
    British Psychological Society, 2015
  • Introduction to Mindfulness
    Mindfulness Sussex, 2015
  • The Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty and Consent
    Sussex Partnership Trust, 2014
  • Anxiety Traps: CBT Antidotes
    Christine Padesky, 2012
  • Williams, E. F., Gannon, K. & Soon, K. (2011). The experiences of young people with Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex: A qualitative study.
    Journal of Health Psychology, 16 (5), 701-710.