Beverly Sokel is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with special interests in
paediatric psychology and child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing.
She offers therapy services for a wide range of psychological problems including anxiety and panic attacks, fears and phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, tic disorders, hair pulling and skin picking, sleeping, feeding and toileting difficulties, behavioural difficulties, emotional problems, relationships difficulties within families and bereavement as well as problems relating to health issues such as needle phobia and pain and symptom management. Her work with children, young people, parents and carers draws upon different therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), behaviour therapy, sessions for families and for parents, relaxation and breathing techniques, guided imagery and mindfulness.
She works in private practice, having previously worked for many years as a clinical psychologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital and in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Hertfordshire.
She is able to offer remote consultations and sessions at the present time. She is also able to offer cognitive psychological assessments for school age children and adolescents. These assessments include standardised assessment of intellectual abilities and attainments in literacy and numeracy to explore issues such as intellectual potential, dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.