Dr Mandy Forbes MA (Hons), MSc, D.Clin Psychol is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Mandy is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Mandy has over 20 years experience providing Psychological Therapy.
Mandy is trained in a number of psychological therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She has a Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis and a Diploma in Sports Psychology. She is EMDR 4 level trained.
Former Head of Clinical Health Psychology, NHS Tayside, Mandy has worked in Adult Mental Health, with clients experiencing a range of psychological/mental health problems, such as depression, and anxiety problems (Panic Disorder, OCD, Phobias, PTSD, Social Anxiety) and in Clinical Health Psychology with clients experiencing psychological problems related to their physical health. She has worked in both the NHS and Private sector for a number of years.
Mandy has worked with Emergency Organisations providing input to Post Trauma intervention teams. She has also served on UK and Scottish Psychology Committees, related to psychological treatment and policy guidelines. She has held honorary lectureships at St Andrews Medical School and the University of Dundee Psychology Department.
Mandy also offers clinical supervision to other Clinical Psychologists.
Mandy has a special interest and experience related to Mental Health and Psychological Problems related to sports performance. (See Psychology in Sport Page).
Mandy is registered with all Major Private Healthcare Insurance Companies.
She also provides Medico-Legal Assessments. These are provided by request via Solicitors or other Legal Organisations only.
Mrs Caroline Guthrie MA (Hons) M Phil Clinical Psychology is a Principal Clinical Psychologist. Caroline is registered with the Health And Care Professions Council (HCPC).She is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society.
Caroline is trained in a number of psychological therapies based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model. She has been trained in Mindfulness and in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is EMDR trained and was lead psychologist in a Community Rehabilitation Service. Her work has spanned a range of severity of psychological problems including working with clients with mild to very severe mental health difficulties. She has taught on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course in Edinburgh on Solution Focused interventions and supervised qualified clinical psychologists, trainee psychologists, other mental health clinicians and community staff. She is trained in Behaviour Family Therapy - an intervention to help families struggling to cope with a family member suffering from mental health problems.
Caroline's role within Sports Mind Scotland is to offer more generalised psychological treatments. She can offer clients individualised assessment and treatment for anxiety (including social phobia, simple phobias, generalized anxiety and OCD), depression and post trauma difficulties in order to improve day-to-day living or quality of life. Caroline has experience in working in CBT groups with people with depression, anxiety and health conditions such as Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia. Caroline has been a clinician in the NHS for 25 years.
Caroline is registered with a number of Private Healthcare Insurance Companies.