DR MARGOT KALMUS, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Dr Margot Kalmus is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist and Information Commissioner's Office. She holds public liability and professional indemnity insurance.
Health Care & Professions Council
British Psychological Society - Division of Clinical Psychology
Skills & Experience
Dr Kalmus qualified as a clinical Psychologist in 2010 and has since worked within the NHS with children, young people and adults. She is an experienced practitioner who can work flexibly drawing on a range of therapeutic models depending on individual needs using Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT-A), Compassion focussed and Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT) among others.
A range of her experience and skills include:
Assessment and therapeutic intervention for children, adolescents and adults with a range of mental health difficulties such as:
mood, depression and anxiety problems, interpersonal difficulties, trauma (including PTSD), emotional regulation, somatic conditions, and a range of complex or severe mental health difficulties. Margot is also able to offer indirect parenting support.
Specialist assessment for learning disabilities and autism
Clinical supervision for other mental health professionals and psychologists
2010- current: Senior Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS
2012-2017: Clinical Psychologist, Haringey Youth Offending Service
2006 -2009: Trainee Clinical Psychologist, North Essex Partnership Foundation Trust
Relevant post-qualification training
Working therapeutically with YP and adults with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Kings College London/Tony Atwood (2019)
IPT A Supervisor training Anna Freud Centre (2019-to be completed)
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd edition GOSH (2011)
Non Violent Resistance (NVR) practitioners certificate Michelle Shapiro (2018)
ACT training, Dr David Gillander, (2017)
CYP IAPT training UCL/Anna Freud Centre (2012-2014)
IPT-A practitioner certificate Anna Fred Centre (2016)
Neuropsychology and Children (Specific disorders, assessment and interpretation) Recolo Group (2012-2014)
Managing risk in clinical settings Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust (2010)
Publications and Theses
Prevalence of Comorbid Conditions in a Primary Care Sample of People with Treatment Resistant Depression. D Clin Psych Thesis.
L. Turner-Stokes, M. Kalmus, D. Hirani, F. Clegg (2005). Evaluation of the Depression
Intensity Scale Circles (DISCs): a simple assessment tool for depression in the context of brain injury. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 76 :1273-1278.
L. Turner-Stokes, M. Kalmus, F. Clegg (2005). Preliminary Evaluation of a Short-Form Beck Depression Inventory–10 for Use in Patients With Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Volume 86, Issue 9, Pages e9-e9.(Poster abstract)
L. Turner-Stokes, M. Kalmus, F. Clegg (2004). Sensitivity to Change of the Depression Intensity Scale Circles: A Simple Rating Scale for Depression in Patients After Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Volume 85, Issue 7, Pages e14- e15. (Poster abstract)
Evaluation of the Diagnostic and Clinical Attributes of the Clock Drawing Test in Early Onset Dementia. MSc Thesis.