Dr. Emily Callan
Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Dr Callan is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Scientist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (HCPC). She has extensive experience in the NHS, private and charitable organisations, working with children and young people, families, adults, staff teams and students. She has worked in a range of therapeutic areas including neuropsychological rehabilitation, adult mental health, learning disability, child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS) and paediatric psychology services. She has also completed accredited training in Expert Witness work with the BPS and is a trained supervisor for clinical psychology trainees, speciality doctors (psychiatry), counsellors, assistant psychologists and undergraduate psychology students.
Dr Callan is currently employed as a Senior Specialist Clinical Psychologist within the NHS and works within a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team supporting adults effected by acquired brain injury and neurological illness. Dr Callan specialises in supporting adults effected by neurological illness/ injury, anxiety, bereavement, functional (medically unexplained) symptoms and the psychological impact of physical illness and injury. Dr Callan is skilled in providing structured cognitive and neuropsychological assessment for adults and young people aged 16 and over.
Dr Callan is experienced in the integration of a number of therapeutic approaches and uses a person-centred approach, drawing on a number of psychological models appropriate to individual client needs. She draws on a theoretical background of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), compassion focussed (CFT) and acceptance and commitment approaches (ACT). She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Skills.
Dr Callan is an Associate Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Northampton. She is also a Consultant Practitioner, providing training, reflective practice, supervision and support for staff teams on a range of psychosocial needs. She is currently undergoing the final stages of specialist training in Adult Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol. This is in partial fulfilment of her accredited training with the British Psychological Society as a registered Adult Clinical Neuropsychologist.
- BA (Hons) in Psychology, University of Northampton
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy.), University of Leicester
- Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Clinical Neuropsychology
- Diploma in Neurology Studies
Professional Registrations & Memberships
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- British Psychological Society (BPS)
- Chartered Psychologist
- Chartered Scientist
- Associate Fellow
- Member of the Division of Neuropsychology