Dr Lorna Stewart

Dr Lorna Stewart

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

BA(Hons), DClinPsych, AFBPsS, CPsychol, MBA

Availability: Weekday evenings – Remote sessions only

Dr Lorna Stewart is an experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Management Consultant.

She has spent 25 years working in both the NHS and in private settings, working with children, children who are ‘looked after’, fostered or adopted, young people and their family or carers, young adults, couples, adults with a history of trauma, and people with acquired brain injury, learning disabilities, autism and neurodevelopmental difficulties. She has worked in independent practice for the past 15 years offering psychological assessment, psychological therapy, medico legal assessments for Court and management consultation to a range of organisations.

In her clinical work, Dr Stewart provides a compassionate and professional clinical psychology service to children, young people, families and carers, couples and adults. She specialises in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and trauma-focussed and informed approaches. She has additional training in coaching, mindfulness, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and child clinical neuropsychology.

In line with the guidelines of her professional bodies, she undertakes regular supervision and continued professional development. Dr Stewart is a Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society – BPS) and Associate Fellow of the BPS. She is a member of the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology and the Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families. All work is informed by NICE guidelines.

Dr Stewart also acts as an Expert Witness for Court. She specialises in the assessment of trauma, mental health difficulties and PTSD in personal injury cases for the prosecution. She also undertakes individual clinical case work from solicitors and case managers for people who have experienced an acquired brain injury and / or a personal injury.

In Dr Stewart’s management consultancy capacity, she works with teams, schools, looked after children’s services, and a range of organisations to improve service efficiency and effectiveness, and to deliver significant value for colleagues, patients, service users and customers.

Qualifications:

Degree in Psychology (BAHons)

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych)

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

The British Psychological Society

HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council

HCPC – Health and Care Professions Council