Dr Heather Tomlinson

Practitioner Profile

  • Born 1968, studied and worked in the UK
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist
  • EMDR Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologist for West London Mental Trust working in a maximum secure setting with mentally disordered offenders suffering with Personality Disorder and / or Mental Illness
  • Registered as a Psychologist with the Health Professionals Council

Qualifications

Additional training

  • Using Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma and complex needs
  • Working with individuals who self-harm
  • Working with personality disorder and complex needs
  • Working with psychosis
  • Working with addictions (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, etc.)
  • Anger Management Therapy
  • Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Clients
  • Risk Assessment (e.g. HCR-20; PCL-R)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Working with forensic issues

Areas I Deal With

  • Abuse
  • Addiction(s)
  • ADHD
  • Alcoholism
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Issues
  • Gambling
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Low Self-Confidence
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Psychosexual Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work Related Issues

Areas of Expertise

  • Previous experience as a Principal Clinical Psychologist for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (Forensic, Specialist Services Division)
  • Previous experience working for Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust working with the Berkshire Traumatic Stress Service assessing and treating individuals with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Working with individuals with a personality disorder
  • Working with trauma