Who we are

Dr Sally Powis, BSc (Hons), MSc, CPsychol, DClinPsych, AfBPS

IMG_2989Sally is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, chartered with the British Psychological Society and registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).  She has worked with both autistic children and adults since 1999 in various settings including the NHS, private and charitable providers and is in high demand for her knowledge, experience and calm approach.

She currently works in both Cornwall and Oxfordshire with autistic adults, including Asperger’s syndrome. Her work includes assessment and diagnosis, therapy to individuals, speaking and/or providing training to various audiences locally, nationally and internationally, consultation to local autism service commissioners and providers, development of autism services and training other health professionals to assess and diagnose autism. She has also been involved in 2012-13 in setting up services in the Caribbean for people with autism. More recently, Sally is also being sought out for her experience of working with autistic people with gender dysphoria.

Dr Perry Morrison, BSc (Hons), CPsychol, DClinPsych

Perry is a Clinical Psychologist, chartered with the British Psychological Society and registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). He is a qualified Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) practitioner and has also undertaken intensive training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

He has worked across a range of services including the NHS, and private and charitable sectors, with children, adults, families, groups and staff teams, inpatient services and community teams. He currently works in Cornwall with adults with and without autism in local mental health services. He has experience of working with offenders and people diagnosed with personality disorders.

Lindsay Grant, BSc (Hons), MSc CBT, MBABCP

Lindsay Grant

Lindsay is a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with a Master’s Degree in CBT (MSc CBT), an Honours Degree in Psychology (BSc Hons), and she is an accredited member of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP).  She specialises in working with children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) and ADHD by adapting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and also elements of Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). She is experienced and qualified in diagnosing autism using the ADI-R, RAADS and ADOS.

Lindsay has previous experience of working within an NHS Primary Care service, and for a private organisation as the lead Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in a special education school for adolescents with a diagnosis of autism and associated difficulties. She has extensive experience working within mental health in various settings, both inpatient and outpatient.  Lindsay is based in Swindon, Wiltshire and also works in Oxfordshire.

June Norris, MSc, MRCSLT, BACP.

June

June qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from UCL in 1980 and then worked across services for the NHS. She is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and was the Clinical Lead for the Speech and Language Therapy service to people with learning disability both with and without autism in Oxfordshire until 2010.  June has an MSc in Health Care and has been a clinical tutor at City University and Reading University, supervising undergraduate and post-graduate student speech and language therapists. She has also worked in primary, secondary and further education and supported students with a range of needs including autism. 

Recently June worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for a charity supporting people with a learning disability and autism. In this role, she provided training in autism, communication support, sensory programmes, Intensive Interaction and was also an accredited PROACT-SCIPr-UK instructor. She is qualified in diagnosing autism using the ADI-R, RAADS and ADOS. June is also a qualified counsellor and provides counselling to both adults and young people with autism. She is based in Wantage, Oxfordshire.