Kelly Watkins

BSc Hons, MSc, PG Dip, PgD.

Kelly has over 12 years’ experience in the NHS, HMPS, private healthcare, schools, pupil referral units, accident and emergency, community mental health and secure hospitals. She has gained extensive experience in the providing psychological and psychotherapeutic support to individuals, couples and groups. 

She has completed a BSc Hons in Psychology and Criminology at Nottingham Trent University, a MSc in Forensic Psychology at London Metropolitan University, a PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy at The University of Hertfordshire and a PgD Practitioner Programme in Forensic Psychology at Cardiff Metropolitan University. 

She is currently working towards becoming a Doctor of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University.

For the last five years she has run her own private practice where she has helped individuals and couples to overcome a range of difficulties and return to living a life they once lived or wanted to live. She has also developed and delivered countless workshops to a range of clients including large corporations, wellness and yoga retreats and those seeking mental health support. She is regularly requested to work with other professionals around the world to support their learning as well as providing workshops to their clients by sharing her psychological knowledge and skills. 

Her skills in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychology have led her to supervising other qualified professionals or those on their journey to qualification. She has been invited to other academic institutions to present lectures on formulations, working with offenders and using cognitive behavioural therapy to overcome trauma, anxiety, sexual addiction and low self-esteem amongst other mental health conditions.

As well as her clinical and academic work Kelly is often enlisted to consult with companies who want to utilise her professional, research and academic background to effectively conduct studies and analyse quantitative and qualitative data. She has also provided consultation regarding the development of psychological services and applied her knowledge to support the development of ground-breaking technology to help individuals in improving their mental wellbeing. Kelly has an ability to communicate complex psychological ideas and concepts to wide range of audiences which is both interesting and engaging.

She has a large social media following and shares her insights and knowledge to others. Her most recent venture including writing and developing a range of e-books and mental wellness products. Throughout her career she remains passionate about helping individuals making changes in their life, so they are able to live the life they want or once lived. She is an advocate for ending the stigma around mental health and determined to make a positive difference in the world. 

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“Coming to Kelly’s workshops is always a joy, she has such a kind and friendly demeanour, she was able to discuss concepts in a way that it was understood by everyone in the room but was also able to give us skills to improve or self-confidence in a way I had never experienced before”

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