Dr Sarah Bruce - CPsychol, AFBPsS
Dr Sarah Bruce
Hugh Koch Associates, Ground Floor, Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham
Telephone: 01242 263 715
Fax: 01242 528 299
Email: team1@hughkochassociates.co.uk

Website: www.hughkochassociates.co.uk

TITLE: CPsychol, AFBPsS

Dr Sarah Bruce
 
Ground Floor South Wing, Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, GL50 3SH
Telephone: 01242 263 715       Fax: 01242 528 299
 
NAME:Dr Sarah Bruce, CPsychol, AFBPsS
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
 
BA(Hons.) Psychology 2:1                                     ManchesterMetropolitan University                  1996
MSc Forensic Psychology with Distinction             Universityof Kent at Canterbury                       1998
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology                            University of Manchester                                   2005
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Founder - elucido
Psychological therapy services,
Consultant Clinical Psychologist - Priory Group
Lead psychologist at a locked rehabilitation hospital for men with autism spectrum conditions and women with personality disorder and coexisting difficulties.
 
Clinical Psychologist - HMYOI Hindley Mental Health Inreach Team
Assessment and interventions for young people on the mental health and segregation units; consultancy to prison staff; line management and supervision of staff.
 
Clinical Psychologist - Manchester Offenders: Diversion Engagement Liaison Team
Assessment and interventions for people aged 16+ with complex difficulties; risk assessment and management plans for violence, domestic violence and sexual violence.
 
Clinical Psychologist Bolton, Salford and Trafford Mental Health NHS Trust
Assessment and interventions for male and female services users with psychosis and comorbid difficulties including substance misuse and personality difficulties; risk assessment and risk management plans.
June 2015 – present
 
2013 – 2015
 
 
2012 – 2013
 
 
2009 – 2012
 
 
 
 
 
2005 – 2009
 
TYPICAL AREAS OF INVOLVEMENT:


·         Personal Injury (Adults and Children); PTSD; Anxiety Disorders; Depression; Road Accident; Effects of Automatism in Traffic Situations; Work Accident; Housing Stress; Chronic Pain
·         Employment Cases
·         Auitism Spectrum
 
 
PROFESSIONAL BODIES:


·         Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
·         Member of the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology
·         HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist, Registration number PYL03054.
 
 
SPECIALIST TRAINING
 
2016 CardiffUniversity Law SchoolBond Solon Civil Expert Certificate
Bond Solon Training Ltd
 
2016 CardiffUniversity Law SchoolBond Solon Family Expert Certificate
Bond Solon Training Ltd
 
2015 Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Training
ACT Mindfully
 
2015 Schema Therapy Training
Schema Solutions UK
 
2013 Structured Assessment of Violence Risk (HCR-20 v3)
Priory Group
 
2012 Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth: SAVRY
GMW NHS Foundation Trust
 
2011 Advanced Skills in Suicide and Self Harm Risk Assessment
GMW NHS Foundation Trust
 
2010 Risk Assessment & Management of Spousal Violence and Stalking (B-SAFER; SARA; SAM)
Dr Randall Kropp
 
2009 Report Writing & Presenting Evidence In Courts and Tribunals
Prof David Cooke
 
2009 Assessment of Personality Disorder using International Personality Disorder Examination (IPDE)
GMW NHS Foundation Trust
 
2008 Assessing Psychopathic Personality Disorder (PCL-R)
Prof David Cooke
 
2007 Structured Assessment of Violence Risk (HCR-20)
GMW NHS Foundation Trust
 
2006 Advanced Motivational Interviewing
Pip Mason Consultancy
 
PUBLICATIONS:
 
Bruce, S. and Paxton, R. (2002). Ethical principles for evaluating mental health services: a critical examination.
Journal of Mental Health, 11(3), 267-279.
 

CLINICS:
 
Dr Sarah Bruce provides reports for both Claimant and Defendant lawyers and insurers including joint instructions. Clients are typically seen within 4-6 weeks of instruction.
 
For more information please visit www.hughkochassociates.co.uk
 
 

CLINIC LOCATIONS:
Altrincham, Crewe and Manchester.

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