Dr Lene Forrester
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
BSc(Hon), DClinPsychol, PhD CPsychol
Practices at: BMI Albyn Hospital
Dr Forrester has extensive experience with mood disorders and interpersonal problems, specifically in diagnostic work with neuro-developmental and other type disorders. She has developed particular expertise in psychological aspects of physical conditions and persistent pain, and as such understands the complex interplay between physical and emotional health. As recommended by official clinical guidelines, Dr Forrester utilises evidence-based psychological models, employing these within a multi-stranded framework as appropriate. This is based on a unique formulation of the challenges faced by the patient.
This formulation is collaboratively identified and forms the basis for mutually agreeing the therapeutic contract, aimed at best serving the patient’s needs. All models and techniques she uses are grounded within a strong and enabling therapeutic relationship. She conducts regular reviews focusing on choice, empowerment and goal attainment in order to ensure that growth is being achieved. She can provide psychological interventions in English, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish.
Medico-legal reports can also be produced.
Where physical health problems have an emotional or psychological health component, such as
- Low mood
- Adjustment difficulties
- Persistent pain
- Fibromyalgia, Myofacial pain
- Functional symptoms
- Medically unexplained symptoms
Evidence-based psychological therapies offered: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Schema Therapy Behavioural Family Therapy Health Behaviour Change
- Health Care Professionals Council
- British Psychological Society (BPS)
- Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP)
- Faculty of Health Psychology
- North British Pain Association
- Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
- British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
- Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Special Interest Group
- British Pain Society
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