Dr Laura Blundell is a warm, compassionate and open-minded clinician who works collaboratively with her clients to identify and build on strengths, values and resources whilst working towards positive change. Her approach is to create an ethos of thoughtfulness and curiosity, to learn about and adapt to the changing needs of the individuals she works with.
Dr Laura Blundell has over 8 years’ experience within the NHS and private practice. She is a competent clinician trained in a variety of evidenced based psychological approaches for a diverse range of psychological and emotional difficulties. Some of the difficulties she has assessed and treated include PTSD, OCD, Depression, Panic Disorder, Anxiety, and Personality Difficulties. Furthermore, she specialises in offering psychological therapies for the assessment and treatment of PTSD and Trauma and draws upon therapeutic modalities of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and EMDR.
Dr Blundell is also interested and experienced in utilising psychological approaches such as Compassion Focused Therapy and Acceptance Based Therapy. Within the NHS Dr Laura Blundell is a senior psychological therapist leading on the provision of psychological therapies in forensic settings trust-wide for Oxleas NHS foundation Trust. Here and in previous roles working in community and adult mental health settings her core duties have included the assessment and treatment of individuals with who have suffered severe and complex trauma.
Dr Blundell has experience of preparing reports and providing oral evidence for the parole board and family/criminal courts.
Courts or Tribunals: Clinical Negligence, Criminal and Offending, Family Court, Immigration and Asylum, Personal Injury
Age groups: Adult
Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Domestic Abuse, Forensic, Learning Difficulties, Mental Capacity, Personality Disorder, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD, Youth Offending
Therapies offered: CBT, EMDR, Psychological Supervision