Dr Tara Porter is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. Clinical Psychologists are trained to work with patients of all ages using a range of different therapeutic approaches and psychological theories. Privately, she sees children, adolescents, young and older adults, who are struggling with anxiety, depressions, eating disorders and obsessional problems. Therapy is individually tailored using Cognitive-Behavioural (traditional and 3rd wave) and Systemic principles. She uses evidence based practice where appropriate, and can draw on 20 years in treatment within the NICE guidelines. She sees people for one off consultation sessions as well as for medium or long term therapy.
She qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1997 and since then has been consistently employed in the NHS. Over this time, she has worked in many different settings with different problems: From working in GP practices and community centres, through to working at a regional children's psychiatric unit: Her work spans the whole range of the mental health spectrum. It is this breadth of experience which gives her the knowledge to ensure that you will receive the appropriate help.
She is chartered through the British Psychological Society (037068) as a Clinical Psychologist, and registered with the Health Professions Council (PYL20110).