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Dr Vidyah Adamson

Psychology 30049429

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Specialises in

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Schema focused therapy

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Vidyah Adamson worked within the NHS for 20 years and held senior positions within NHS England & Improvement as the Midlands Regional Lead for Psychological Therapies for Severe Mental Health Problems and the East Midlands Regional Lead for Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) Services until January 2022. Within these roles, she acted as an expert clinical advisor for NHS trusts within these regions.

Dr Adamson completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Lincoln and subsequently took up a post within the National High Secure Service for Women at Rampton Hospital, with a specialist remit to develop an in-house Trauma and Self-Injury Service funded by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence.

Following this, Dr Adamson went on to take a post at the University of Lincoln as Clinical Tutor for the Trent Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, where she was responsible for the organisation and teaching of clinical and psychotherapeutic aspects of training. She also worked as Clinical Lead for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for Offenders Programme across Lincolnshire whilst holding her university post.

Dr Adamson has published in a number of peer reviewed journals in the fields of trauma, psychosis, forensics, learning disabilities and common mental health problems and has presented at conferences both nationally and internationally on a range of mental health issues.

She was the Lead Editor for the Department of Health and NHS England best practice guidance �Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Positive Practice Guidance for Offenders� (2013) and was part of the expert reference group for the recent update to the NHS England Guidance for commissioners and EIP services entitles �Implementing the Early Intervention in Psychosis Access and Waiting Time Standard: Guidance� (2021).

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