Psychology Chartered

Welcome to Psychology Chartered

Psychology Chartered offers a comprehensive range of clinical services delivered by experienced and specialist clinical psychologists. Tailoured to the needs of our service users we cover the spectrum of mental health, physical health and neurological conditions including:

  • Assessment and treatment of adults, children and families
  • Medico-legal assessment and court reports
  • Complex conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, severe mental health difficulties, brain injury and dementia
  • Consultation to other professionals and organisations
  • Bespoke teaching and training events

Delivering evidence based approaches and treatments, we provide the highest quality service to patients, health and social care professionals and to the courts

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Meet the Team

Richard Maddicks

Richard Maddicks

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Director

Richard’s decision to pursue neuropsychology followed his experience during doctoral training at Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre in 1995.  He went on to complete his post-doctoral diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Maudsley Hospital in 2000 and has been a Full-Practitioner member of the BPS Division of Neuropsychology since. Richard has More...
Kayleigh Douglas-Alexander

Kayleigh Douglas-Alexander

Administrator

Kayleigh joined Psychology Chartered in 2011, starting out as a part-time typist, but her role has now grown to encompass all aspects of administration. She is now our principle point of contact for liaison between referrers, clients and the clinicians who work with us. Kayleigh continues to supplement her knowledge More...
Mary O’Byrne

Mary O’Byrne

Office Manager

Mary joined Psychology Chartered in 2007. With a background in nursing and office work,  she brings an understanding of the problems experienced by clients as well as the clerical skills required to help ensure that services are coordinated effectively. The primary focus of the administration wing of the company is More...
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Case Studies

Sam’s Tourette’s syndrome & psychological treatment
Sam, aged 29, lives in Portsmouth and was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome in early childhood (https://www.tourettes-action.org.uk). The separation of his parents during adolescence caused significant emotional difficulties for Sam and whilst remaining dependent on his family, he experiences communication with his parents extremely stressful. In the past, Sam has refused More...

Case Studies

Assessing Mental Capacity
Last year, John (aged 24) from Hampshire had a traumatic brain injury which affected his memory, executive functioning. John was increasingly impulsive and would buy multiple items of something he has seen advertised online even if he didn’t really want them, this has continued excessively and has left John with More...
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Blue Monday: genuine health phenomenon or marketing strategy?

How “blue” is today looking for you? According to “experts” today could be the most depressing Blue Monday we have seen for some time due to factors including a tragically high number of celebrity deaths, Brexit and Donald Trump becoming president of the US. Having looked at a range of publications in today’s media outlets it appears scientific evidence for More...

Free Introductory Mindfulness Sessions

Psychology Chartered are running a set of FREE weekly mindfulness sessions starting later this month. The sessions are aimed at individuals with chronic health conditions (physical or psychological) and will provide an introduction to mindfulness and the benefits of practice a relaxed and informal small group setting. All are welcome whether you’ve never even heard of mindfulness before or are looking More...
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