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DR ELEANOR GUNN, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

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Dr Eleanor Gunn is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist and Information Commissioner's Office. She holds public liability and professional indemnity insurance.

Memberships

Health Care & Professions Council 

Skills & Experience

Dr Gunn is qualified as a Clinical Psychologist and has 10 years pre qualification experience working in mental health with children, young people and adults. Dr Gunn has experience in a range of psychological approaches including Cognitive Behavioural, Systemic, and Psychodynamic approaches. 

Her range of experience and skills includes:​

  • Assessment and therapeutic intervention for adolescents and adults with a range of mental health difficulties including depression and anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, trauma (including PTSD), emotional regulation, and complex mental health difficulties. 

  • Specialist knowledge of health psychology for supporting people with chronic health conditions, somatic conditions and behaviour change.

 

NHS experience

Jan 2021 - present: Perinatal Mental Health team with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust in Jan 2021. 

Jan 2020 – Jan 2021: Community Mental Health Team, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

Oct 2019 – present: Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner – preferred provider/independent contractor,  VitaHealth Group,.

Sept 2014 – Dec 2019: Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust.

Relevant post-qualification training

  • Sep 2021: The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice, June 2020, 2 days, provided by Black, African, Asian Therapy Network (BAATN).

  • Sep 2020: DBT Essential Skills, British Isles.

  • Jul 2020: Mentalisation Based Basic Training,Anna Freud Centre.

  • Jan-Sep 2020: EMDR Training, Rickman EMDR Training part 1-3.

  • Oct 2019: The development of Psychoanalytic Theory, Tavistock and Portman, 1 year.

  • 2018: Introduction to Experiential Dynamic Therapy, Thrive PPP Ltd.

  • 2017: Maximising therapeutic effectiveness: transforming work with complex clients, IEDTA.

  • 2016: Overcoming treatment resistant depression: the power of emotion, International immersive conference, IEDTA.

Other relevant experience

  • 2014: MSc Health Psychology, Distinction, University of Nottingham.

  • 2010: PGcert Psychological Therapies, Anglia Ruskin University.

  • Pregnancy Interrupted - 1) empirical paper focussing on the lived experiences of women with primary tokophobia. 2) The systematic review explores the psychosocial processes in women’s experiences of miscarriage (currently being written for publication).

  • Teaching to MSc students.