Dr Samatha Day
Before training as a Clinical psychologist, Samantha was a Research Assistant at the Institute of Psychiatry, London collecting research data for a number of projects exploring ADHD in children, twin studies, autism and psychosis. She trained as a Clinical Psychologist at University College London, and qualified in 2002. She worked at the Traumatic Stress Clinic in London which specialises in assessing and treating post traumatic stress disorder in children and adults. After moving to Birmingham in 2005, she has been employed as a Principal Clinical Psychologist at Solihull CAMHS, a community mental health service for children and young people. She has worked in many roles within the service including developing services, supervising other health professions working with children, running groups, teaching and consultation. However through these roles, she has maintained and developed her clinical work with children, young people and families. Samantha set up a private practice service in 2007.
Samantha is an accredited Psychology Practitioner with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and has Chartership status with the British Psychological Society. She is also a member of the BABCP and EMDR UK. Samantha holds a current, Enhanced level certificate with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Dr Rachel Strachan
Rachel trained as a Clinical Psychologist at the University of Birmingham, and qualified in January 2009. She worked in a Systemic Primary Care and Families Psychology Service from January 2009 to March 2011 and since then has been employed as a Senior Clinical Psychologist in a Primary Care psychological therapy service. Rachel has also been working with children, young people and adults in private practice since 2010. Prior to training as a Clinical Psychologist, Rachel worked as a Research Assistant for an Eating Disorders service and as an Assistant Psychologist for an adolescent mental health inpatient unit. Rachel has always had a particular interest in working with children and families, and has developed a specialist interest in working with trauma over the past few years.
Rachel is an accredited Psychology Practitioner with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and has Chartership status with the British Psychological Society. She is also a member of the BABCP and EMDR UK. Rachel holds a current, Enhanced level certificate with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).