Dr Sarah Blackshaw

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Sarah Blackshaw is a Clinical Psychologist with over a decade of experience in supporting adults with their mental health and wellbeing. She obtained her BSc in Psychology at the University of Hull, completing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hull in 2012. She has been involved in providing teaching and marking on the University of Liverpool’s Doctoral course since 2015, and is also experienced at providing mentoring and supervision for clinicians within the NHS.

She has gathered significant experience working within the NHS and the private sector, with a focus on helping people to cope with and adjust to physical health conditions. In particular, Sarah has experience in working with the management of chronic conditions such as pain and fatigue, difficulties with self-esteem and confidence, difficulties managing stress, anxiety disorders and mood disorders. She provides an individually tailored treatment package for her clients, and is passionate about helping them to overcome their difficulties.

Sarah’s preferred ways of working therapeutically are Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) approaches, but she is also trained in the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), and Psychodynamic ways of working.