- Perfectionism/ low self esteem
- Specific phobia
- Low mood, depressive disorders
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Eating disorders/ Body dysmorphia
- Anxiety disorders
- Emotional dysregulation
- Social anxiety
- Relationship difficulties
- Adjustment disorder
- Stress and exam anxiety
- Working with young adults
- University/ College student mental health
- Women's Health (menopause, perimenopause, hormones affecting mood)
- Gut health issues
Psychologists and Psychotherapists
Ms Jessica Roberts
BA(Hons), PGDipPsy, MA
Jess is a Clinical Psychologist holding registration in both the UK and Australia. Jess has both trained and worked across an array of mental health care settings including within the government sector, private inpatient settings, private practice social services, community outreach and outpatient services.
Within her experience, Jess has worked with clients of different age groups across the lifespan, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and presentations.
Jess has worked in private practice in the UK and Australia Jess has experience as the Clinical Lead of a Tier 4 specialised Eating Disorder hospital in London (which one?) with adults and adolescents under her care. Prior to this, she worked with the forensic population completing comprehensive assessments with offenders with intellectual disabilities and as a therapist supporting neurodiverse adults and children. Jess also has experience supervising junior and assistant psychologists.
One of Jess’s most memorable roles has included her work for a non-for-profit organisation, supporting refugees with PTSD and trauma as a senior advocate. This then inspired her research dissertation in her master’s degree (title?). Jess has also presented her research on cultural awareness at the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies in Melbourne, Australia in June 2016.
To date Jess currently works in private practice supporting adults with various mental health presentations. These presentations include perfectionism, specific phobia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism related difficulties, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), adjustment difficulties, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive mood disorders. Jess also has an interest in women’s health including changes with perimenopause, hormonal and menopausal mood difficulties, chronic pain and gut health issues causing distress.
Jess’s main clinical modalities include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Schema Therapy (ST) and elements of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) such as distress tolerance techniques, mindfulness and third wave approaches. Jess takes a relational approach in her work empathising the importance of rapport and trust between patient and therapist.
Jess is actively committed to continuous professional development.