Dr Stephanie Leyland

Dr Stephanie Leyland is a HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist, working with adults, children and young people’s mental health. She has experience in both NHS and private settings, since 2011, gaining her doctoral qualification in 2016. Further training She has undertaken includes EMDR (Level 1, 2 and 3), Clinical Supervision, DBT Skills and a Postgraduate Certificate in Systemic Practice.

Dr Leyland’s training enables her to work across the lifespan from a variety of psychological models, applying theory and research in a range of settings. Clinically, she specialises in Systemic Consultation and Intervention: getting systems to work in the best interests of vulnerable young people, particularly Children in the Care System. Her experience working within NHS CAMHS has encompassed assessment, formulation, intervention and evaluation within the full range of mental health, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Additionally, her current post involves working with high-risk individuals who have been exposed to Trauma on many levels including domestic violence and abuse. Dr Leyland’s areas of expertise are Adverse Childhood Experiences and the impact of Trauma over the life course. She provides expert opinions in areas related to Family Court Proceedings, Psychological Assessments and Trauma-related presentations.

Areas of Specialism

•Family Court Proceedings and Assessments

•Psychological Assessments

•Trauma-related Presentations

•Looked after children (LAC)

Courts or Tribunals: Criminal and Offending, Family Court, Immigration and Asylum, Personal Injury

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Child Mental Health, Trauma and PTSD, Youth Offending

Therapies offered: CBT, EMDR, Systemic