Dr Menaz Akhtar
Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, GL50 3SH
Telephone: 01242 263715
Fax: 01242 528299
Email: team5@hughkochassociates.co.uk

Website: www.hughkochassociates.co.uk

TITLE: Dr Menaz Akhtar - BSc DClinPsy, Clinical Psychologist

Dr Menaz Akhtar
Ground Floor South Wing, Festival House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, GL50 3SH
Telephone: 01242 263 715       Fax: 01242 528 299
 
NAME: Dr Menaz Akhtar - BSc DClinPsy, Clinical Psychologist
 
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Bachelor of Science in Psychology(BSc) 2000-2003
University of Hertfordshire
 
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology(DClinPsy) 2008-2011
University of Oxford
 
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
 
2015 - current                   Clinical Director and Principal Clinical Psychologist within Elite Psychology Associates Limited for a private adult psychology practice
 
2015 - current                   Chartered Clinical Psychologist within Everlief Child Psychology Services Limited
 
2014 - current                   Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor and PWP Operations Manager within Ealing IAPT services, West London Mental Health NHS Trust
 
2011 – 2014                      Clinical Psychologist within Buckinghamshire IAPT services, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
 
2010 – 2011                      Trainee Clinical Psychologist in the National Spinal Injuries Centre in Stoke Mandeville Hospital
 
2010 – 2010                      Trainee Clinical Psychologist in the Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead Community Team for people with Learning Disabilities
 
2009 – 2010                      Trainee Clinical Psychologist in the Older Adults Psychology service in the Halacre Unit in Amersham Hospital
 
2009 – 2009                      Trainee Clinical Psychologist in the New Horizons Community Mental Health Team in Slough
 
2008 – 2009                      Trainee Clinical Psychologist in the Children and Adolescents Mental Health Service in High Wycombe
 
2006 – 2008                      Assistant Clinical Psychologist in the West London Mental Health NHS Trust
 
2004 – 2006                      Mental Health Worker in a Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team in the West London Mental Health NHS Trust
 
 
TYPICAL AREAS OF INVOLVEMENT:
 
  1. Personal Injury (Adults and Children); PTSD; Anxiety Disorders; Depression; Road Accident; Effects of Automatism in Traffic Situations; Work Accident; Housing Stress; Chronic Pain; Reliability of Witness
  2. Employment Cases
 
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)    
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Medico-legal reports
  • Depression
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • Post -Traumatic Stress
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Phobias
  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation
 
PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
 
Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society
Practitioner Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council – Number: PYL27738
Member of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies
 
 
PUBLICATIONS:
 
Akhtar, M., Kennedy, P., Webster, G., & Graham, A. (2012). What about us? Children’s experiences of living with a sibling with spinal cord injury. Journal of Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach, 00, 1-13
 
 
CLINICS:
 
She 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
 
Dr Akhtar will be on Team 5  team5@hughkochassociates.co.uk            
 
 

CLINIC LOCATIONS:
Marlow and Slough.

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