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Dr Lucy Kerr
Chartered Psychologist
Dr Lucy Kerr

Dr Lucy Kerr

Dr Kerr joined Priory Hospital Roehampton in September 2014 as a sessional psychologist. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is also a qualified supervisor, listed on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS). 

In addition to her clinical work at Priory, Dr Kerr supervises trainee psychotherapists at Roehampton University and provides private clinical supervision to colleagues. She also runs her own private practice currently held in consulting rooms at Priory Hospital Roehampton.

Training

Dr Kerr graduated from Royal Holloway University of London with a BSc degree in Psychology in 1995. She then completed her MSc degree in Organisational Psychology at City University in 1999 before training as a business analyst with a large consulting firm. 

She continued to work as a consultant in Business Psychology for over 10 years, before starting her doctorate in Counselling Psychology in 2007. She has worked in various mental health settings since 2007, including East London NHS Foundation Trust and South London and Maudsley NHS Trust where she worked as a high intensity CBT therapist/counselling psychologist, before joining Priory Group as a sessional psychologist in 2014.   

Research interests

Dr Kerr’s research interests include understanding the ways in which clinical supervision impact practice. This was the subject of her doctoral thesis.

Clinical articles and research papers

Ways in which clinical supervision impacts practice as an experienced counselling psychologist: an interpretative phenomenological analysis, Kerr, L., (2014), University of Roehampton.

Patient feedback

Dr Kerr received the following feedback from patients that she has recently treated at Priory:

  • “Lucy has been amazing. I felt comfortable working with her and can really see the positive results of my sessions. I feel like a completely new person, ready to take on the world. I would thoroughly recommend Lucy Kerr.”
  • “Lucy Kerr is amazing. I had tried therapy elsewhere and couldn’t connect to my therapist but Lucy ‘got me’ immediately.”
  • “The results I’ve seen since joining the programme are above and beyond my expectations. A very satisfied patient!”
  • “I don’t know what I would have done without her.”
Qualifications
  • BSc Psychology - Royal Holloway University of London
  • MSc Occupational Psychology - City University
  • PsychD Counselling Psychology - Roehampton University

I have over 10 years’ experience, treating a range of adult mental health issues in a variety of settings including NHS and private hospitals. I apply evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), psychodynamic and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), to address my patients’ psychological distress. I work collaboratively with patients, tailoring my approach to their individual needs.

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