Dr Sam Edwards is a highly experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist currently working for the NHS in an inpatient Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service. Dr Edwards has a BSc in Psychology, a Masters in Occupational Psychology, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Neuropsychology.
Dr Edwards has over 25 years’ experience in both community and hospital settings, working with young people and families experiencing distress after significant life events or illness.
Dr Edwards has extensive knowledge and skills in the assessment and treatment of young people, experiencing problems such as anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychosis and eating disorders. She also is experienced at assessing and treating children & families with a neurological impairment following accident, illness or treatment.
Dr Edwards is passionate about using her skills to help children with developmental disorders achieve their potential, and to reduce the distress felt nu young people and families following traumatic events. She is described by her colleagues as a reliable and conscientious clinician, with a wealth of knowledge and experience.