Dr DeWeever is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Care Professionals Council with over 10 years’ experience working in the field of mental health. She has a wealth of experience working with adults and families across the lifespan in both inpatient and community NHS, voluntary and private sectors with individuals from a range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist, she has specialized in the assessment and treatment of adults with complex mental health difficulties and their families. She has significant experience and specialist training in assessing and working with individuals with psychosis and their families and has provided specialist training, supervision and consultation to individual clinicians and other teams.
Dr DeWeever routinely conducts thorough risk assessments in her current role working in a crisis service where she works alongside various professionals from different agencies to ensure the best possible treatment for those under their care. She works with a wide range of presentations in my current role, including the assessment and treatment of complex trauma, mood disorders and personality disorders. Through her clinical experience she has been able to develop her competence in the administration of psychometric assessments and cognitive assessment alongside the use of clinical interviews. Prior to becoming a clinical psychologist, she was able to develop her assessment and report writing skills working in a research team at Oxford University. A number of their research projects were published in reputable journals. She was also able to develop her assessment skills working in a locked secure unit for adult women with a range of presenting difficulties, including personality disorders, severe learning disabilities and autism.
AREAS OF SPECIALISM
• Adult Mental Health
• Severe and enduring mental health difficulties
• Trauma and PTSD
• Behavioural difficulties
• Adjustment disorders
Courts or Tribunals: Criminal and Offending, Employment, Family Court, Immigration and Asylum, Mental Health Tribunals, Occupational Health, Personal Injury
Age groups: Adult, Older Adult
Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Anger and Violence, Domestic Abuse, Mental Capacity, Parenting Problems, Physical Disabilty, Trauma and PTSD