Dr Susana Patricio
LPsy, MSc, PgDip, PsyDBook a session
What I can help with
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Social Anxiety
- Other Anxiety Disorders
- Health Anxiety
- Grief and Bereavement
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Mindfulness Based Interventions
- Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy
- Person Centred Therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
- Systemic Therapy
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Susana is dedicated to and passionate about delivering care and working with patients. She assumes a strong commitment to helping and supporting people overcome their difficulties, promoting improvement of their skills and abilities and enabling them to be as independent as possible and enjoy their lives.
Susana is a Clinical Psychologist, having obtained a MSc Diploma in Clinical Psychology, is a HCPC registered Psychologist and is a Chartered member of BPS. After qualifying in 2004, she has more than 13 years of clinical experience in working with children, adolescents and adults and supporting families.
Susana has worked within the NHS since 2016, working in a number of services, including: CAMHS (Children and Adolescents Mental Health Service), MHSOP (Mental Health Service for Older People), IDDS (Specialist Intellectual Disability Directorate Service – Adults). In 2017 she began private practice work, supporting a range of conditions such as: depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ASD, ADHD, aggression and anger, challenging behaviour and relationship difficulties.
Susana is qualified to assess for Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for children of all ages. Assessment is completed using The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and ADI-R or RADS and the Connors Scale for ADHD.
She is qualified to provide CBT, DBT, ACT, interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic intervention, behavioural activation techniques, mindful therapy, cognitive-behavioural and systemic theories, dynamic and systemic interventions and narrative therapy depending on each clinical case nature and patient needs.
Susana has experience working in a large range of problems, has a kind and respectful manner and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.