Meet the Team

We are a team of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered psychologists, providing comprehensive psychological assessment and intervention for young people, adults and older people with a range of emotional and psychological difficulties.


Karen Barton

Principal Clinician

Dr Karen Barton is a chartered clinical psychologist and Principal Clinician with Barton Psychology. With more than 20 years experience in health services, including the NHS, she has worked with individuals, families and couples but also extensively with staff teams offering supervision and training. She has submits more than 30 medico-legal reports per year. Karen has trained to the highest level to deliver a variety of psychological therapies. She is an accredited practitioner with the British Associated of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP), recognising her proficiency in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). She is also a trained EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapist and a CFT (Compassion Focused Therapist). She is registered with various health insurers including AVIVA, WPA and AXA.

Dr Karen Barton’s CV provides further details of her experience.

Dr Gagandeep Chohan

Registered and Chartered Psychologist

Dr Gagandeep Chohan (Giggs) is a HCPC registered chartered Clinical Psychologist who works in both the NHS and Private Practice. She has extensive experience of working psychologically in a range of clinical settings, with clients across the lifespan. She currently works in a Children’s Nursing Team supporting staff from a range of disciplines with their mental health and wellbeing at work, through 1.1 therapy, reflective practice groups, supervision and workshops.

Giggs has experience of working in a number of therapeutic approaches with additional training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Her approach is both integrative and flexible; drawing on different aspects of approaches best tailored to suit the client’s needs. She has experience of working with a range of presentations, with a special interest in trauma work, complex loss, perinatal mental health and adjustment to health conditions.

Dr Anna Elderton (Remote Sessions Only)

Registered and Chartered Psychologist

Details available on request

Dr Amy Elliott (please enquire about availability)

Registered and Chartered Psychologist

Amy draws on a range of different approaches to best meet the individual’s need. Amy has a particular interest in Experiential Dynamic Therapy (EDT) and has completed a 3-year core training in this approach accredited by the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA).

Amy works with a broad range of difficulties including (but not limited to) anxiety, stress, depression, low self-confidence and self-esteem, relationships difficulties, difficulties relating to early life experiences. She also works with psychological difficulties arising from physical health problems, including medically unexplained symptoms/somatic problems and chronic pain.

Dr Jamie Yapp

Dr Jamie Yapp

Registered and Chartered Psychologist

As well as undertaking various roles within secure and community settings, Jamie also works privately as a therapist within the community, helping people to understand, resolve and overcome difficulties linked to relationships, internal turmoil, identity, attachment difficulties, mental illness, and substance misuse. Jamie uses a variety of techniques within his therapeutic approach, (ACT, CBT, Psychoanalytic), and he is also a Certified Schema Therapist.

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