Rob is a clinical psychologist with over ten years’ experience working with people throughout the lifespan in multiple inpatient and community settings. He specialises in adult mental health. At the heart of Rob’s work is a psychological formulation-based approach. He aims to collaboratively develop an understanding with people of their experiences and the impact they have had on them; ensuring therapy is aligned to the persons goals, needs and values.

Rob has experience of extended assessments with individuals leading to recommendations to multidisciplinary teams or agencies working with individuals and consider suitable psychological treatment. These assessments have included structured risk assessments and forensic assessments.

Therapeutically Rob has experience of working in a number of therapy modalities but most commonly draws on Schema Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Rob aims to integrate therapeutic models and tailor therapy to suit an individual’s needs. Rob has extensive experience working with individuals who have interpersonal difficulties, have experienced complex or attachment trauma and may have attracted such diagnoses as personality disorder or complex PTSD.


Rob places great emphasis on the therapeutic relationship and working with people to allow them to feel safe and cared for in therapy. He also has experience working with NHS and other agencies to develop their skills and ensure psychologically informed care for people with a variety of mental health difficulties.

Rob works at Beacon House part time, within our adult therapeutic services team. He provides online specialist assessment and therapy, with a specialism in complex trauma.

Rob is registered with the Health Care Professions Council membership number PYL34941

  • Individual Schema Therapy Certification – Schema Therapy Institute London
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology – Salomons
  • BSc Hons Psychology – University of Surrey
    2007 – 2011


  • Understanding and Preventing Suicide
    April 2022, 1 day
    February 2020, 1 day
  • Supervisor Training
    January 2020, 2 days, Surrey
  • Running DBT Skills Development groups
    2021, 12 hours
  • DBT Masterclass
    2021, 16 hours
  • Restorative Practice
    August 2019, 3 days
    2018, 2 days
  • Supervisor Training (Salomons)
    July 2018, 2 days
  • Individual Schema Therapy
    Feb – April 2018, 40 hours
  • Nash, E., Taplin, S., Rust, L.J. and Percival, R. (2022), “Staff experiences of working alongside peer support workers in forensic mental health community teams: a qualitative study”, The Journal of Forensic Practice, Vol. 24 No. 4, pp. 354-363.
  • Tobitt S, Percival R. Switched on or switched off? A survey of mobile, computer and Internet use in a community mental health rehabilitation sample. J Ment Health. 2019 Feb;28(1):4-10. doi: 10.1080/09638237.2017.1340623. Epub 2017 Jul 4. PMID: 28675329