ASSOCIATES

Woodlands Consulting and Therapy Ltd is an independent psychology practice run by Dr Marilyn Sher and supported by a number of multi-disciplinary associates. Marilyn is a Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and has been in private practice since January 2008. WCT is based near Norwich, however, Marilyn travels countrywide in relation to medico-legal work. For psychological therapies, WCT utilises therapy rooms in Norwich, with ample parking nearby and with easy access via public transport.

ASSOCIATES

Woodlands Consulting and Therapy Ltd is an independent psychology practice run by Dr Marilyn Sher and supported by a number of multi-disciplinary associates. Marilyn is a Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and has been in private practice since January 2008. WCT is based near Norwich, however, Marilyn travels countrywide in relation to medico-legal work. For psychological therapies, WCT utilises therapy rooms in Norwich, with ample parking nearby and with easy access via public transport.

Dr Laura Magness

Clinical Psychologist (Associate WCT)

Laura is a Clinical Psychologist (HCPC Registered and BPS Chartered). She completed the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2013 at the University of East Anglia.

Laura has experience of working across a number of different settings including low, medium and high secure inpatient Mental Health Services, Community Mental Health Teams, and Prisons.

Laura has worked within prison settings within the Offenders with Personality Disorder Pathway (OPD) and has a particular interest in working with this client group. She is experienced in conducting assessments and working with individuals with complex mental health difficulties, attachment difficulties and developmental trauma, neurodevelopmental disabilities, cognitive impairments, and learning disabilities. Laura regularly works with clients of a variety of ages, ranging from children and adolescents to older adults.

Laura draws on a variety of therapeutic models in her therapy work, including CBT, CAT, ACT and DBT. Laura also undertakes medico-legal assessments and reports for WCT.

Dr Ciara Glennon

Clinical Psychologist (Junior Associate WCT)

Ciara is a Clinical Psychologist (HCPC Registered), having trained at the University of East Anglia. She has experience working in a range of settings with a variety of client groups. These include children and adolescents, adults, older adults, people with learning disabilities and autism.

She has worked with adolescents and adults with a variety of difficulties, including anxiety, depression, trauma, developmental difficulties and personality disorders. She has also completed research with young people with brain injury, with young people with neurodevelopmental difficulties, and with young adults. She has a particular interest in understanding and supporting young people with their psychological wellbeing.

Ciara takes an integrative approach to therapy and draws on a variety of therapeutic approaches, including CAT, CBT, ACT and DBT.

Sophie Stinton

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Sophie is a Specialist Occupational Therapist and has experience working with both adults and adolescents in the community and secure hospital settings. She has worked with people who have a variety of difficulties such as Autism, Learning Disability, Mental Health Difficulties and Eating Disorder.

Sophie also has experience in Sensory Integration and Positive Behavioural Support. Sophie is a fully certified member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

Lorna Bailey

Speech & Language Therapist

Mrs Lorna Bailey is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (‘HCPC’), the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (‘RCSLT’) and the Association of Speech & Language Therapists in Independent Practice (‘ASLTIP’).

Lorna has extensive experience assessing and providing speech and language intervention to children and young adults with a wide range of clinical needs. Lorna has worked both within the NHS and independently.

Lorna is also experienced at working as part of a multi-disciplinary team diagnosing possible Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is trained to administer, score and interpret the findings of both the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) and the DISCO (Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders).

Lorna is a Director of Independent Speech & Language Therapy Services Ltd (‘ISLTS’) and frequently works with WCT in relation to Autism assessments.

Anchor Psychiatry Group

WCT frequently works alongside the Psychiatrists from Anchor Psychiatry. This ensures continuity of care and multi-disciplinary support for those who need it.

WCT & Anchor Psychiatry are also working together to bring you an Insomnia Clinic.

The Insomnia clinic offers the following:

  • Completion of screening questionnaires
  • Up to 3 appointments with a Psychiatrist from Anchor Psychiatry
  • 5 CBT-I sessions run by Woodlands Consulting & Therapy
  • One joint consultation with a Psychiatrist and Psychologist following completion of the programme