Beverly Sokel is a Chartered Clinical Child Psychologist with special interests in child, adolescent and family wellbeing and in psychometric assessments/comprehensive educational assessments with accompanying reports for children and young people who may have specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dyspraxia or difficulties with attention. She offers therapy services for a wide range of psychological problems including anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, tic disorders, 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, parents and carers draws upon different therapeutic approaches including cognitive behaviour therapy, behaviour therapy, family sessions, relaxation/breathing techniques, guided imagery and mindfulness.
She has recently resumed private practice, having previously been employed as a clinical psychologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital and in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Hertfordshire and she continues to contribute to teaching on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme, University of Hertfordshire.