Dr Leigh-Anne Lynch

Dr Leigh-Anne Lynch

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Dr Leigh-Anne Lynch is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist with over eleven years’ experience working in the NHS providing psychological assessment and treatment. She has extensive experience in working with adults, children, adolescents, and people who have a learning disability. She is friendly and approachable and draws on a variety of different therapeutic approaches to tailor treatment to each individual.

She currently works in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). There she works with young people who have a variety of conditions such as behavioural issues and emotional difficulties such as anxiety and depression. She has substantial experience working with young people who have neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Qualifications

  • 2008 – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh
  • 2002 – BA (hons) Social Science (specialism in psychology), Glasgow Caledonian University

Professional Registration & Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC): PYL23950

Specialisms

  • Adjustment to life events
  • Anxiety (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic, Phobias)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Behavioural and emotional difficulties in children
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Depression
  • Grief or loss
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Post-natal Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Stress

Main Therapeutic Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Solution Focussed Therapy (SFT)
  • Parenting approaches
  • Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)