Fox Psychological Services
Specialists in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Eating Disorders
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Meet The Team
Dr. John Fox, BSc (Hons.), D.Clin.Psy., PhD, AFsBPS, C.Psychol, FHEA. HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist
Director of Fox Psychological Services
John has been a Consultant Clinical Psychologist across both independent and NHS services since 2007, and he has worked in mental health for 20 years. He is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is both an Associate Fellow and Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS). John has trained in a number of differing therapies, such Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). These different therapies allow John to provide specialist psychotherapies for such difficulties as eating disorders, relationship difficulties, trauma (both childhood and adult trauma), anxiety, depression and work stress. This list is not exhaustive and he does invite contact to discuss your needs.
He founded Fox Psychological Services in 2011 and it has grown from strength to strength. John is very proud of the range of therapies and expertise that is present within this service and he closely supervises and manages the team to ensure that the standard of work is always very high. As can be seen on the testimonials tab, John is a warm and determined psychologist who will work with you to understand your difficulties and to offer a timely therapy (if appropriate).
Away from his work with Fox Psychological Services, John is an active academic and researcher in clinical psychology. He is the Clinical Director on the South Wales Clinical Psychology Doctoral training Programme in Cardiff. He has published over 50 research papers in peer reviewed journals and published a book, Eating and its Disorders with Wiley in 2012. He has given talks at various international conferences, including the prestigious World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (WCBCT) and the European Council of Eating Disorders (ECED). He regularly lecturers at various Universities and supervises both clinical psychology trainees and CAT trainees. John is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Associate Fellow and a Registered Applied Psychology Practice Supervisor within the British Psychological Society. He is also an accredited CAT therapist with ACAT.
Dr Kate Harrison, BSc (Hons.), DCounsPsych., CPsychol.
Kate is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist who has worked in general adult psychotherapy and the specialized treatment of eating and weight disorders in the NHS. Related to this area of work, Kate has extensive experience and expertise in working with adults who have body image problems, relationship and intimacy issues.
Not only does Kate have extensive eating disorder experience, but she also has worked with people to overcome their difficulties with high levels of anxiety, depression, past trauma and relationship difficulties. Kate has a lot of experience of working with trauma and fear associated with key life events, like the diagnosis and treatment of physical illnesses, for example cancer. This has given her a high level of expertise in working with the psychological impact of physical health difficulties.
Kate is skilled in a number of different therapeutic approaches, as she is trained in a schema informed therapies, Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) informed approaches, together with Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to promote change. She also uses mindfulness and acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and she can work with individuals, couples and groups. She is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Kate is a warm and thoughtful clinician who puts the needs of the client above all else. This ability to put clients at ease, whilst providing evidence-based therapies is a real strength of her work and she is a core member of the team at Fox Psychological Services.
Dr Kelly Savery, BSc, MSc, D.Couns.Psy, C. Psychol.
Kelly is a qualified counsellor and chartered counselling psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is also a member of the UK Psychological Trauma Society. Kelly has experience working from a number of different therapeutic approaches, such as Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). These different approaches allow her to offer specialist therapy for difficulties such as grief/loss, stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, childhood and adult trauma and eating disorders. Kelly is also in the final stages of completing a professional training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT).
Kelly works alongside her clients to help them develop a greater understanding of the difficulties they are facing and to develop new ways of relating to themselves and the world around them. She take a collaborative and grounded approach to assessment and therapy and aim to be responsive and sensitive to her client's needs and risks, and their personal cultural and social backgrounds.
Kelly has worked at Manchester Rape Crisis (MRC) for four years; she has managed their student service for the past 2 years. She regularly delivers training to organisations on sexual abuse and trauma at various organisations. Kelly also works at a secondary care service in the National Healthcare Service (for individuals with enduring and complex mental health difficulties) offering supervision and private therapy. Throughout her training and post qualification she has worked with individuals with eating difficulties. She spent a year co-facilitating a therapy group for people with eating difficulties and has a specialist interest in working with adults who have identity and body image problems.
At the heart of Kelly’s practice is a commitment to providing a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where people can feel able to explore their difficulties and where they can begin to increase their self-understanding in order to bring change and possibility. She offers therapy to people from all backgrounds and communities, including the LGBTQ, black community and any marginalised individuals.
Dr Georgia Konstantinou, BSc, MSc, D.Couns.Psy, C.Psychol.
Georgia is a qualified Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society. She completed a three-year professional training in Counselling Psychology at the University of Manchester where she was trained in different psychological approaches Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), humanistic therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
She has experience of working with adults across a variety of different psychological services in the National Health Service, well-known charity organisations and the private sector. Throughout her training and post qualification she has worked in primary care, secondary care, inpatient settings and an Eating Disorders specialist service across North and Central Manchester and Yorkshire. Furthermore, she developed the ability to provide psychological therapy on the basis of assessment, formulation and interventions according to each service's client groups e.g. conduct specialist assessments, risk assessments, motivational interviewing, psychological formulation and evidence-based interventions in line with the NICE guidelines, working with psychological trauma and PTSD, , etc. Given the diversity between services, she has developed the skills to work both within a short-term, limited therapy frame (more focused on coping skills and immediate interventions) and long-term therapeutic work. In addition she has experience working with client groups across the lifespan development: children, adolescents, adults and older people and with different modalities (individual, group work and family work). She has specialist skills in Post-traumatic stress, eating disorders, pervasive interpersonal problems, psychological trauma related to sexual/physical/emotional abuse in childhood, depression, anxiety, OCD. She has a specialist interest in working with eating disorders presentations and complex trauma.
Georgia fundamentally believes in the importance of putting client’s wishes and needs first. She is a warm and thoughtful clinician who has excellent skills in developing trusting relationships and working in an integrated way with many difficulties. In her work with Fox Psychological Services, Georgia offers psychological therapies in both Greek and English.
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