Dr Rachel StrachanBsc (Hons), ClinPsyD, CPsychol

  • Areas Covered:
  • Birmingham
  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)
  • Medical Negligence

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Typical areas of involvement

  • Personal Injury (Adults and Children)
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Road Accident
  • Work Accident
  • Housing Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Reliability of Witness
  • Employment Cases

Employment History

September 2016 – Current

Lead Clinical Psychologist

Weight Management Service

Heartlands Hospital

(BSMHFT)

  • August 2014 – Current

    Director & Clinical Psychologist

    The Mulberry Tree Child & Family Psychology Service

    January 2011 – September 2016

    Senior Clinical Psychologist

    Birmingham Healthy Minds

    Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT)

    January 2009 – January 2011

    Clinical Psychologist

    Primary Care & Families Service

    BSMHFT

    September 2004 – January 2009

    Trainee Clinical Psychologist

    Solihull Care Trust

    August 2003 – September 2004

    Assistant Psychologist

    Birmingham Children’s Hospital Trust

    August 2002 – August 2003

    Social Work Assistant

    Birmingham City Council

Recent Training Courses

Using Cognitive Analytic Therapy with Health Conditions (1 day) 11/2017 BSMHFT SCOPE working with Obesity (1 day) 06/2017 Association for Study of Obesity Blind to Therapist EMDR Protocol (1 day) 05/2017 EMDR West Midlands GCP Certificate (0.5 days) 04/2017 National Institute for Health Research Excellence in Written Evidence (1 day) 01/2016 Bond Solon EMDR with Chronic Pain (1 day) 12/2015 EMDR West Midlands Compassion Focussed Therapy (1 day) 11/2015 Deborah Lee Working with Dissociation in EMDR (1 day) 10/2015 Sandra Paulsen EMDR with children (1 day) 11/2014 EMDR UK & Ireland Behavioural Family Therapy (5 days) 10/2013 Meriden Programme EMDR levels 1 – 4 (10 days) 02/2013 – 07/2013 EMDR UK & Ireland The Neurobiology of Trauma (20 hrs) 09/2012 – 07/2013 Janina Fisher Teaching Mindfulness CBT (1 day) 10/2012 BABCP Working with Interpreters (1 day) 04/2012 Freedom from Torture Ehlers & Clark Model of CBT for PTSD (1 day) 05/2012 BSMHFT Supervisors Training Levels 1 & 2 (4 days) 06/2009 (Level 1) 11/2012 (Level 2) The Universities of Birmingham, Cov.& Warwick Working with Survivors of Torture (2 days) 11/2011 Freedom from Torture (The Medical Foundation)

Professional Qualifications

September 2004 – January 2009

ClinPsyD, The University of Birmingham

September 1997 – July 2000

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