As a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, I am a member of the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Counselling Psychology Division & I am registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). With more than ten years experience of working in an adult mental health team in the NHS & a further five years in private practice, I have extensive experience of working with adults experiencing a wide variety of mental health & life issues.
Counselling Psychologists have a BPS accredited, undergraduate degree (4 years) in Psychology & 3 years full-time, post-graduate, doctoral level training. If you are looking for a Psychologist it is important you can feel confident in their experience & qualifications. Please find out more details about my background below.
Qualifications & Experience
Qualification in Counselling Psychology, QCoP, BPS.
MSc, Psychological Therapies in Primary Care, University of Dundee.
Over 15 years experience providing psychological therapy (NHS & independent practice).
Doctorate in Psychology (PhD), University of Glasgow.
BSc (1st) Psychology, University of Stirling
NHS & BPS accredited further training.
NES (NHS Education for Scotland) Generic Supervision Training.
Affiliate, Institute of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Glasgow.
Visiting Senior Fellow, University of Suffolk.
Over 20 years of research & publication.
Chartered Counselling Psychologist, BPS.
Registered Practitioner Psychologist, HCPC.
Member, Kinsey Institute, Traumatic Stress Research Consortium (KI-TSRC).
BHF Healthcare Professional Alliance Member.
Strathclyde University, Images of Research, Impact Award, 2019.
BHF, Heart Hero Award, 2012.
ESRC Funded Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2003.
Memberships - Voluntary
Sit on the Scottish Congenital Cardiac Advisory Board (NHS Scotland).
Sit on the Scottish Obstetric Cardiac Network - SOCN (NHS Scotland).
Sit on Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) working group developing CHD healthcare standards.
Heart Disease & Stroke Cross Party Group, Scottish Parliament, Member.
Management Team Member of The Somerville Foundation.
Member of International group developing standards for clinical holding of children during medical procedures, member, Edgehill University.
Patient Involvement Network Member, Long Term Conditions Alliance.
Get in touch
Dr Liza Morton Counselling Psychologist email@example.com