DOCTOR LAURA HAIGH
GROUND FLOOR, FESTIVAL HOUSE, JESSOP AVENUE, CHELTENHAM, GL50 3SH
Telephone: 01242263715
Fax: 01242528299
Email: team3@hughkochassociates.co.uk

Website: www.hughkochassociates.co.uk

TITLE: Dr Laura Haigh BSc D.Clin.Psy. C.Psychol HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist

DOCTOR LAURA HAIGH
 
Ground Floor South Wing, Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, GL50 3SH
Telephone:  01242 263715   Fax:  01242 528299
 
NAME:                                        Dr Laura Haigh BSc D.Clin.Psy. C.Psychol HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist
DATE OF BIRTH                      04thMay 1973
 
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, UCL
Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in CBT, Institute of Psychiatry
BABCP Accredited CBT Therapist
 
MEMBER:                                                                          
HCPC registration number: PYL25953
Associate Fellow, British Psychological Society
Fully accredited member, BABCP
 
 
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; Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence; Chronic Pain; Reliability of Witness
Employment Cases
 
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
 
  • Dr. Laura Haigh has over 10 years experience of working in busy NHS and private clinical settings assessing adults and adolescents for a wide variety of psychological problems.  In both her NHS and private clinics she works with patients across the lifespan from many different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds, conducting detailed assessments, writing up reports, liaising with other involved parties, and delivering effective, evidence-based treatment.
 
Clinical Psychologist & CBT Therapist, Wimpole Street W1,                 2013-Present
Working independently in private practice providing:
  • Assessment, formulation and interventions to private clients (individuals, couples and families) of all ages and with a wide variety of presentations including anxiety disorders, depression, trauma,  alcohol and sleep problems, family problems, low self esteem
  • Assessment and discharge reports to referrers and insurers
  • Editing and proof reading reports
  • Producing reports for UCL clinical doctorate course
  • Providing clinical supervision
 
Clinical Psychologist & Senior CBT Therapist, Lambeth Talking Therapies NHS   Oct 2010- Aug 2015
  • Provision of CBT assessment, formulation and interventions to clients across the lifespan  with depression and anxiety disorders in primary care and in a specialist anxiety disorders clinic (CADAT at the Maudsley hospital)
  • Management of busy caseload and targets
  • Report-writing and liaison with referrers, helping clients to manage long-term symptoms after discharge
  • Supervision of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners
  • Supervision of triage managers
  • Involvement in teaching to other health professionals
  • Attendance of and contribution to Psychology meetings
  • Successful completion of IAPT Pg Dip in CBT (Merit attained)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clinical Psychologist & Senior CBT Therapist, Efficacy Ltd          Apr 2012-2013
  • Provision of CBT assessment, formulation and interventions for adult clients with depression and anxiety disorders in a private practice
  • Working with large health providers providing both CBT and cognitive coaching services for executives
  • Report writing and liaison with referrers
 
Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Mortimer Clinic Apr 2010 – Sept 2010
  • Provision of psychological assessment, formulation and interventions to clients with difficulties related to sexual health (depression, anxiety, sexual and relationship difficulties) using Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) and systemic techniques
  • Liaison with referrers and other MDT members
  • Involvement in teaching to other multi-disciplinary (MDT) professionals
  • Attendance of and contribution to MDT and Psychology meetings
  • Contribution to audit as and when required 
 
Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Royal Free Hospital               Oct 09 – Apr 2010
  • Specialist psychological assessment of clients referred to the service with a range of presenting difficulties (PTSD, social anxiety, depression, BDD, traumatic accident/injury, congenital conditions)
  • Report writing for multi disciplinary team
  • Provision of psychological formulations and CBT interventions to clients
  • Communication to other members of the MDT the psychological assessment, formulation and treatment goals of clients, both orally and in writing
  • Provision of specialist psychological consultation and advice to other professionals in the service
  • Contribution to ongoing research for the Clinical Psychology team 
 
Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Newham CFCS                       Apr 09- Oct 09
  • Provision of psychological assessment, formulation and CBT interventions to children and adolescents from 6 – 15 years old with a variety of presentations including depression, panic disorder, low self esteem, childhood bipolar disorder, OCD, social anxiety, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers’ Syndrome and eating disorders
  • Use of narrative therapy and solution-focussed techniques with some clients
  • Joint sessions with interpreters
  • Delivery of functional assessment for the Learning Disability and Autistic Spectrum Disorders team;  WISC-IV cognitive assessments undertaken where required
  • Extensive multi-agency liaison including liaising with schools, families, carers, interpreters, social services, other mental health professionals & regular attendance at Clinical Psychology and MDT meetings 
 
Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Royal Free Hospital              Oct 2008 – Apr 09
  • Provision of psychological assessment, formulation and CBT treatment to older adult psychiatric inpatients and psychology outpatients with a variety of presentations such as depression of varying severity and complex anxiety disorders or dementia
  • Neuropsychological assessments conducted where required
  • Provision of consultation to other mental health professionals, doctors, families and carers
  • Regular attendance at ward round and MDT meetings representing Clinical Psychology 
 
Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Willesden Psychology Service     Oct 2007 – Oct 2008
 
  • Delivery of psychological assessment, formulation and CBT interventions in a GP practice and a CMHT to clients presenting with depression, anxiety disorders and personality and bipolar disorders
  • WAIS neuropsychological assessments conducted where required
  • Attendance of MDT meetings and joint work with other professionals including Psychiatrists
  • Provision of consultation to families, carers and other professionals 
 
 
Clinics: London- 85 Wimpole Street London W1G 9RJ
 
Dr Haigh provides Psychological reports for both Claimant and Defendant lawyers and insurers including joint instructions. For more information please visit www.hughkochassociates.co.uk
 
 
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; Psychological Aspects of Medical Negligence; Chronic Pain; Reliability of Witness; Employment Cases
 
 

CLINIC LOCATIONS:
London.

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