Throughout this week (November 16 – 20) we are celebrating and showcasing our amazing psychological professionals.
We have over 225 psychological professionals working in our Trust which include counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, psychological wellbeing practitioners and many more roles.
They carry out a wide range of psychological competencies in health and social care which make a difference to individual patients and families and the effective operation of the wider care and treatment system.
Our professionals work in primary and secondary care, they also work in physical, mental health and palliative care services as well as being involved in our Grounded Research Team.
Dr Judith (Jude) Graham, Director of Psychological Professions, said: “This is the first time the country has country has celebrated Psychological Professionals. We are very proud to join regional and national colleagues to collectively promote the uptake of psychological interventions and the work that psychological professionals do. I would certainly encourage anyone who is looking to move into an exciting and rewarding career to choose a psychological professions role.”
Here we introduce some of our psychological professionals who have written about themselves and their role: