Dr Alice Laskey is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Director of The Psychology Partnership. Alice takes a creative approach to her work and has recently established the Psychology Innovations arm of The Psychology Partnership.
Alice has a passion for promoting early intervention and prevention and a particular interest in mindfulness-based practices. Psychology Innovations enables her to find creative solutions for supporting wellbeing and resilience in partnership with individuals, families and communities.
Alice worked as a Psychologist in the NHS for over 12 years and co-founded the independent psychology practice PACTT Ltd in 2010 and then The Psychology Partnership in 2014. She believes in contributing positively to communities and in the benefits of sharing good quality information across all levels of a system. Her desire to support the growing number of psychologists working independently led her to create the Networking Community of Psychologists in Independent Practice (NCPIP) in 2011. This enables all registered psychologists to come together as a supportive and informative network. It also provides a way for people across the country to find the right psychologist for them.
Alice has a keen interest in supporting other professionals in their work through consultation, supervision and training. She draws from her extensive psychological knowledge and skills from working with a wide range of presenting difficulties within a variety of different services to do this. Her background training enables her to work across the lifespan with her main areas of expertise being adult mental health and wellbeing. Her specialist interests and experience have focused on working with complex difficulties, the long-term consequences of childhood trauma and dissociation, the use of interpersonal and cognitive approaches such as Cognitive Analytic Therapy, and Mindfulness-based approaches. She has provided expert witness assessments since 2010.
Alice has a keen background in research and training and has published research in the field of psychosis, ptsd, cognitive therapies and dementia care services. She is author of the best-selling book, How to Become A Clinical Psychologist: Getting Your Foot in the Door. She has served as an examiner for the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme at the University of Lancaster and has served as a research reviewer for the Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy.
Dr Alice Laskey is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) as well as a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology. She is also a member of the Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT). She has previously served on the National Communications Committee for the British Association of Behaviour and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and as Chair for the North-West Branch of the BABCP.