Simon Proudlock

Practitioner Profile

  • Born 1971, studied and worked in both the UK and US
  • Awarded the 2012 Practice Prize Award by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology for Distinctive Contribution to Counselling Psychology for work in Solution Focused Therapy
  • Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • EMDR Europe Consultant, Supervisor and Facilitator
  • Consultant Psychologist for Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust
  • Registered as a Psychologist with the Health Professionals Council

Qualifications

Additional Training

  • Brief counselling therapy
  • Distress and suicide – helping young people keep on an even keel
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Understanding dreams – a phenomenological approach to dream counselling
  • Working with individuals who self-harm
  • Working with younger clients
  • Supporting individuals with a personality disorder and complex needs
  • Working with addictions (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, etc.)
  • Systems therapy – working with couples and families
  • Brief Anger Management Therapy
  • Food Abuse – Supporting People who are over-weight
  • Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Effective Strategies for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for Multi-Diagnostic Disorders
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Skills for clinical and case supervision
  • Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Clients
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • EMDR for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Medico-Legal Training
  • Psychoanalytical Energy Psychotherapy (includes Thought Field Therapy and Emotional Freedom Therapy)
  • Implementing NICE Guidelines for Psychosis
  • Cognitive Therapy for Panic Disorder
  • Using EMDR to work with chronic depression
  • The Psychological Management of Pain
  • PTSD with Borderline Personality Traits from an Attachment Perspective: Implications of Treatment
  • Using EMDR to treat OCD
  • EMDR Children and Adolescent Training Part 1
  • EMDR for Borderline Personality Disorder – The Progressive Approach
  • EMDR for Suicidal and Self-harming Patients
  • ‘Looking Through the Eyes’ – EMDR and Ego State work for Dissociation

Presentations & Conferences

  • EMDR Europe Conference June 2016: Proudlock, S. & Hutchins, J – Using EMDR with individuals in an acute mental health crisis, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • EMDR UK and Ireland Annual Conference March 2017: Proudlock, S., Hutchins, J. & Peris, J. – Using EMDR with individuals in an acute mental health crisis, London, UK
  • British Psychological Society Annual Conference May 2017: Proudlock, S. and Peris, J. – Using EMDR Therapy with individuals in an acute mental health crisis, Brighton, UK
  • EMDRIA Annual Conference August 2017: Proudlock, S. Using EMDR with individuals in an acute mental health crisis, Seattle, USA
  • British Psychological Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference 2018: Proudlock, S. Using EMDR with individuals in an acute mental health crisis, Cardiff, UK

Areas of Expertise

  • Previous experience of facilitating Reading’s Link Group supporting individuals with a personality disorder / complex needs for Berkshire Psychotherapy Services (NHS)
  • Extensive experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities and mental health needs both in a residential and an employment / vocational setting in both the USA and UK
  • Instrumental in setting up Tapestry for Resource for Mental Health, the UK’s first Social Relationships Project for individuals recovering from a mental illness
  • Previous experience as recruitment consultant for Justice Resource Institute, a large Massachusetts based social service agency
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Working with individuals with Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Working with individuals with a personality disorder
  • Working with couples
  • Working with trauma
  • Clinical Supervision
  • EMDR