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I'm a clinical psychologist, psychological psychotherapist and EMDR consultant and supervisor based in Bloomsbury, Central London and, especially during this COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, I also work remotely via video and phone.
I can offer help to both adults and children and adolescents, mainly using EMDR, with the whole range of psychological problems, including those related to the pandemic, and including: anxiety, depression, obsessions, compulsions addictions (substance use, gambling and sex and love addictions) and trauma - I have particular experience and expertise in working with survivors of traumas of all kinds including abuse (emotional, physical, pschological and sexual), accidents, disaster and war, substantial expertise in working with the difficulties experienced by present and past members of the uniformed services and in psychological aspects of the management of major incidents and disasters. I also work on a voluntary basis with organisations working with refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.
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I'm also always available for media work (television, radio, film and press), consultancy, psychological teaching and training, supervision (especially EMDR supervision), clinical psychological assessments, research consultancy and the production of psychological reports, including psychologicolegal reports.
After a short service commission in the Army and time in IT Sales and Marketing Manager, Jamie studied psychology, psychopathology and clinical psychology at University College London, Kings College London and Cambridge and Surrey universities. He is now a consultant clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist, an EMDR consultant, PTSD and trauma specialist and supervisor with a clinical practice in adult psychology and specialist experience in working with trauma and disaster survivors, including military and veteran psychological health and a past career in the NHS, the Civil Service and Academia. He is a past President of the British Psychological Society, was founder director of the UK Psychological Trauma Society and the Veterans and Families Institute at Anglia Ruskin University and its Veterans and Families Research Hub, a former director of EMDR UK and Ireland Association and is now a director of the Child and Family Practice in London.
Academically, Jamie is Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, Visiting Professor at Northumbria University and is a patron and trustee of a number of charities. He has over 50 publications including 2 edited books and several chapters.
Personally, Jamie is married with one son and is a committed Christian, extremely interested in interfaith dialogue and has many collaborations with researchers of other faiths. Jamie works on a voluntary basis with a number of organisations providing care to refugees and asylum seekers.
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Press and Publicity
See the Media link for details of Jamie's media appearances and contributions.
Jamie's second edited book, Military and Veteran Psychological Health and Social Care: Contemporary Approaches, was published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis in May 2017 and was launched at the Victory Services Club and King's College London in March 2018.
His first book on military mental health stigma, Battle against Stigma, produced and edited in association with artist Mark Neville and supported by the Wellcome Trust, was launched at Anglia Ruskin University in June 2014.
Jamie has over 50 publications, including books, book chapters, reports and peer reviewed academic papers. To see the details of Jamie's publications, click here .
Jamie is also a member of the editorial board of Mindset Magazine.