About Us

Dr Jenny Murray

Dr Jenny MurrayDr Jenny Murray is the founder and clinical director of Berkshire Psychology. She is a Health and Care Professions Council registered psychologist and a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist. Since qualifying as a clinical psychologist in 2009 she has been involved in assessing and providing interventions for adults and children with a wide range of needs including social, emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties, autism and learning disabilities. She worked for 6 years in a Tier 4 specialist CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) service providing consultations, assessments and interventions for young people with a range of needs whose behaviours present a risk to themselves and/or others. She was the CAMHS link for Youth Offending Services and has also worked in a neurodevelopmental assessment team. Jenny is currently working within an alternative Educational provision as the CAMHS link psychologist, providing assessments and interventions for young people with complex needs, as well as providing staff training and consultation. She links closely with colleagues in health, social care and youth offending services and is trained as a Restorative Justice facilitator in schools. She has also completed peer on peer abuse training and has been involved in multi-agency projects to train others and to support contextual safeguarding approaches.

As an independent practitioner Jenny undertakes specialist assessments and interventions for adults, children and adolescents. She has completed additional training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which is a recommended treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and is widely used with anxiety disorders. She contributes expert witness reports for civil and family proceedings and has an interest in complex trauma and formulating complex presentations. She is routinely involved in the assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders (ASD. ADHD).

 Dr Jenny Swanston 

dr-jenny-swanstonDr Jenny Swanston has spent ten years working in both public and private health care sectors, gaining experience within mental health, forensic and general health services. She qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2011 and initially worked in a Tier 3 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service as part of a multi-disciplinary team. She was then seconded into a specialist position within an outreach service, delivering specialist assessment and intervention to children and adolescents with complex mental health difficulties and additional needs (home and placement problems, substance misuse, involved in the criminal justice system, or who have issues with engagement).

Jenny has a specialist interest in working with children who present with anxiety difficulties, including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and trauma.

Jenny can provide specialist assessment and therapeutic services for a wide range of difficulties. She is a senior associate within Berkshire Psychology and she is part of the ongoing development of the service.

Dr Sonia Bues

Dr Sonia BuesDr Sonia Bues has 12 years experience of working in the NHS and qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from the University of Oxford in 2012. Dr Bues has experience of working with service users with learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and mental health needs, in early intervention in psychosis and psychological research and in primary care/psychological therapy. Since qualifying Dr Bues has worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), and most currently in a CAMHS Eating Disorders Service. She can offer specialist assessment of and intervention for children, young people and adults. As an associate with Berkshire Psychology Dr Bues has acted as an expert witness in civil and family proceedings. She is trained in a variety of approaches and has a special interest in complex mental health difficulties, developmental trauma and attachment difficulties.

All associates of Berkshire Psychology are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and hold private indemnity insurance. They are not employed by Berkshire Psychology but work as independent associates, maintaining clinical responsibility for the work they undertake. As such, associate fees may vary so please enquire with individuals and any concerns about associate services should be directed to them individually or via the HPCP.

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