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Dr Rebecca Linnell

Principal Clinical Psychologist

Biography

Dr Rebecca Linnell studied Psychology at The University of Edinburgh, before completing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. She worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Manchester for over 10 years, also completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) during this time. In 2012 she joined the Psychological Therapies Training Centre in Salford to develop the CYP IAPT programme, a Government initiative aiming to transform children’s mental health services. For many years she’s been involved in training mental health professionals, leading the CBT Pathway of the Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Young People. She also regularly contributed to teaching on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate courses at both Lancaster and Manchester Universities. Clinically Rebecca specialises in emotional problems in adolescence, particularly using CBT and third wave cognitive therapies.