Professional Qualifications/Post Qualifying Training & Clinical & Research Papers

Accredited DBT Supervisor (Accred Sup SfDBT) with the Society for DBT in the UK & Ireland (SfDBT) 2020. My accreditation can be checked at the Society for DBT (SfDBT) website.

Accredited DBT Therapist (Accred SfDBT) with the Society for DBT in the UK & Ireland (SfDBT) 2018. My accreditation can be checked at the Society for DBT (SfDBT) website.

BSc (Hons) in Mental Health-University of the West of England (UWE) 2004

RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse-University of the West of England (UWE) 2000

Post Qualifying Training

Some of my post qualifying training has been:

2021-Top Ten Visual Metaphors-Dr Christine Dunkley

2020-2021-DBT Supervisor Training-British Isles Training Team (Dr Christine Dunkley, Amy Gaglia & Professor Michaela A. Swales) & co -sponsored by The Linehan Institute Behavioural Tech

2020-Regulating Emotions, the DBT Way-British Isles DBT Training Team-Dr Christine Dunkley sponsored by Behavioural Tech, LLC

2020-How to Get Your DBT Therapy Unstuck- Dr Charlie Swenson

2019-DBT for Treating Today’s High-Risk Adolescents -Dr Jill Rathus

2019-Strenghtenng Emotional Regulation Skills-Dr Christine Dunkley

2018-The Role of DBT Skills Training in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder-Dr Shelley McMain

2017-DBT Skills for Employment- Dr Janet Feigenbaum

2017-A Community of Therapists. The Importance of the DBT Team-Dr Jennifer Sayrs

2017-When Clients Say the Skills Don’t Work -Dr Christine Dunkley & Dr Maggie Stanton

2016-Mechanisms & Processes of Change in DBT-Professor Alan Fruzzetti

2016-Treating PTSD During DBT: The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol-Dr Melanie Harned

2016-A Brief DBT Skills Group for Bulimia Nervosa- Dr Janet Feigenbaum

2016-Teaching Mindfulness to Clients-Dr Christine Dunkley & Dr Maggie Stanton

2016-Emotional Under & Over Control: Exploring the Underdeveloped Dialectic-Dr Richard Booth & Dr Rachel Egan

I continue to receive regular supervision to ensure continuous professional development.

 Clinical and Research Papers:

Vickers, J. (2016) Assessing a 6-month Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills-Only Group Mental Health Practice May 2016 Vol 9 No 8 p26-30