Expertise & Services

-I am passionate about translating complex evidence-based mental health and neuroscience research into clinical practice to inform patients, clinicians and educational professionals.

-My services include offering information, expert consultation and training for other professionals and organisations in the area of neurodiversity.

-I have a wealth of experience in devising communication strategies and education initiatives for patients, professionals and the public. Thereby reducing the stigma around, and increasing the awareness of, neurodiverse conditions.

-My previous work includes producing written and video guidance information for clinical professionals to share with patients as well as organising psychoeducation events.

-I have created novel patient support initiatives such "At Ease with Your Tics: A Guided Relaxation" (2018). Also publishing an evaluation and impact research survey of the relaxation.

-I give information & expert consultation in the treatment and management of neurodevelopmental conditions, healthcare pathways and setting up new services.
-I provide support at all stages of research from design & collaboration of research strategies, grant funding applications, ethical approval, managing scientific advisory boards and peer review processes.

-I generate creative and meaningful patient & public involvement (PPI) strategies for researchers and have been acknowledged for creating innovative communication and recruitment strategies for research.

-I create customized research dissemination communication and research impact strategies to maintain public interest while also informing lay people, stakeholders and funders.

-I have fostered relationships between researchers and clinicians and patient communities in the UK and through my international patient advocacy work and involvement in global research collaborations.

-Being familiar with the latest research in neurodiversity contributes to my ability to conduct high quality research into service users’ experiences by creating and managing online surveys, questionnaires and running focus groups.
-My services include coordinating large training events across the UK for professionals from all over the world to support children and adults with neurodiversity.

-I create and manage supportive networking events for clinical professionals & researchers (training events, Special Interest Groups, peer supervision meetings, conferences). This allows professionals to meet and discuss the latest research and current topics relevant to neurodiverse conditions.

-My collaborations with researchers and facilitation and management of their research has encouraged the expansion of neurodiverse research in the UK and globally through my international collaborations with researchers, European organisations and patient associations.
-I will help create a strong social media presence for you as an individual, charity or other organisation. I am adept at creating targeted communication strategies for patients and professionals via social media, website content, media and print channels. This will raise your profile and reputation, and that of your organisation, among your stakeholders and target audiences.

-I provide rich and varied input and collaboration on various campaigns and website content. Using my professional skills and relationships in clinical research I will inform and direct the development of your organisations’ information and resources.

-My collaboration and input enabled the organisations I have worked for to become the leading authorities for patients and other associations their field of neurodiversity.

- My extensive academic publication record and media experience as well as my scientific background offers a unique blend of a research psychologist with years of neurodiversity experience to assist you in reaching your goals and objectives in your research and clinical work.