Dr Kim Freeman

Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Kim specialises in working with children, young people and their families across a broad range of mental health issues using evidence-based interventions. She has extensive experience working with complex cases within both community and inpatient settings. Kim is enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated to supporting young people in their recovery from mental health difficulties and works therapeutically using a number of approaches.

Having spent many years working as a Child Clinical Psychologist in the NHS,  Kim is now focusing on private practice, offering services to adults, children, adolescents and their families within the Berkshire area. 

Area of Expertise

  • Depression

  • Anxiety, panic attacks and phobias

  • Relationship and family problems

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • Bereavement

  • Low self esteem / lack of confidence

  • Self harm

  • Anger management

  • Eating disorders

  • Trichotillomania and other impulse control disorders

  • Specialist Assessments for Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

 

Kim has worked in the NHS since 2005 and received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Southampton University in 2010. Until recently, she held a Principal Clinical Psychologist role within the NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Hampshire. Kim continues to teach on the doctoral training course at the University of Southampton and has worked as a Clinical Supervisor on the University of Southampton doctoral training course and Children and Young People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies at the University of Reading. She received her PGCert in Clinical Supervision for Children and Young IAPT from the University of Reading in 2016.

Kim works therapeutically using a number of approaches, including; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness, Systemic approaches, Solution-Focused, Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Compassion Focussed and Narrative therapies.  Often an integrative model of treatment is developed to best fit the unique presentation of the young person.

 

Kim is highly experienced in specialist neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and is trained in 3Di and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) specialist assessments.          

 

Qualifications and Affiliations

Psychology Bsc (Hons)

University of Surrey

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

University of Southampton

PGCert in Supervision for Children and Young

People's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies    

University of Reading   

Registered Practitioner Psychologist, Health and Care

Professionals Council (HCPC).

 

Chartered Clinical Psychologist (C.Psychol) and Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) of British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Division of Clinical Psychology.

 

Member of the British Association for Behavioural and

Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

 

​Member of Association of Child Psychologist in Private Practice (AChiPPP).

 

Contact Kim

Kim is happy to be contacted either by telephone, email or by completing the form below. She welcomes all enquiries from families and professionals. 

Berkshire Therapy

Albany House

Shute End

Wokingham

Berkshire

RG40 1BJ

T: 07387 475 201

E: dr.kmfreeman@gmail.com
 

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