A private London clinic integrating psychiatry and psychology

Clinical Psychologists and Psychotherapists

Ms Jessica Roberts
BA(Hons), PGDipPsy, MA

Clinical interests

  • Perfectionism/low self esteem
  • Specific phobia
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Eating disorders/Body dysmorphia
  • Anxiety disorders
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Social anxiety
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Stress and exam anxiety
  • Working with young adults
  • Couples
  • Working with refugees
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Fees

  • Ms Roberts charges £220 for an hour’s appointment.
  • For self-pay appointments, the Clinic generally requires payment at the time of making a booking.
  • Ms Roberts takes all insurers and accepts their fee level. A pre-authorization number is required.
  • Cancellations less than 48 hours ahead of the appointment will be charged at 50% of the fee.

Jess is a clinical psychologist holding registration in both the UK and Australia. Jess has worked across an array of mental health care settings during and after her training within the government sector, private inpatient settings, social services, community outreach and outpatient services.

Within her experience Jess has worked with clients of different age groups across the lifespan, who have varied in their cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and presentations. This has included her role as Clinical lead at a Tier 4 specialised adolescent hospital in London, prior to that she worked as a therapist with children with autism and worked with the forensic population completing assessments with offenders. One of Jess’s most memorable roles has included her work for non-for-profit organisation supporting refugees with trauma as a senior advocate which then inspired her research dissertation in her master’s degree. To date Jess currently works in private practice supporting young people, families, and adults.

Within her experience Jess has worked with patients of different age groups across the lifespan, whom have varied in their cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and presentations. Jess works with an array of mental health problems including perfectionism, specific phobia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism related difficulties, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), adjustment difficulties, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive mood disorders, and emotional dysregulation. Mrs Roberts has also worked with interpreters to deliver assessment and treatment for patients for whom English is not their first language.

Jess’s main clinical modalities include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and elements of Schema and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) such as distress tolerance techniques, mindfulness and third wave CBT approaches. Mrs Roberts also takes a relational approach in her work empathising the importance of rapport and trust between patient and therapist.

Mrs Roberts has supervised junior and assistant psychologists and has also presented her research on cultural awareness at the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies in Melbourne, Australia in June 2016.

Mrs Roberts is actively committed to continuous professional development.

Positions

NMIT College. Melbourne Australia

  • Diploma in visual Arts Major Photography

Deakin University, Melbourne Australia

  • Bachelor of Arts, Major Psychology (Distinction)

Deakin University, Melbourne Australia

  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Australian College of Applied Psychology, Melbourne Australia

  • Masters in Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology Positions

  • Senior Advocate – Ames, Adults, Melbourne Australia, 2013
  • Provisional Psychologist- University Clinic, Adults, Sydney Australia, 2015
  • Provisional Psychologist- Redbank House Psychiatric hospital, Adolescents, Sydney Australia, 2015
  • Provisional Psychologist- Neuropsychological Assessments, Children and Adults, Sydney Australia, 2015
  • Provisional Psychologist- Criminal Justice Program Offenders and disabilities, Adults, Sydney Australia, 2015
  • Clinical Psychologist - Community Justice Program assessing complex clients with an intellectual and learning disability (Mild, Moderate and Severe) and whom had involvement in the custodial system. Often dual diagnoses mental health and intellectual disability, Adults, Sydney Australia, 2015-2016
  • Clinical Psychologist- Social Services working with child in need team assessing children and their families within child protection, London, 2016
  • Clinical Psychologist/ Team leader- Ellern Mede specialist center for eating disorders, Adults and young people, London, 2016-2020
  • Clinical Psychologist, Sloane Court Clinic, London, 2019- Current

Professional Affiliations

  • HCPC- UK
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency – Australia