Simon Proudlock is a Consultant Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society working for the NHS and in private practice. He has studied and worked in both the UK and USA.
In 2018 he was awarded the Practice Prize for Innovation by the British Psychological Society for his ground-breaking work using EMDR Therapy with individuals in an acute mental health crisis. Prior to this in 2012 he was awarded the Practice Prize by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology for his Distinctive Contribution to Counselling Psychology for work in Solution Focused Therapy.
Within the NHS he has worked in a Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) for over 10 years and currently supports a Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion service. He provides EMDR supervision to many NHS Trusts around the country primarily with clinicians who work with individuals with severe and enduring mental health needs in the community, inpatient and forensic settings.
Simon continues to research the effectiveness of EMDR across a range of populations and settings. In 2020 he published his research on using EMDR with individuals who are suicidal, and has subsequently delivered workshops to an international audience. By taking a trauma informed approach, his ethos is to increase the settings EMDR can be used in a well as increasing the evidence base highlighting the number of clinical presentations EMDR can be used with.
As well as EMDR, Simon has a passion for Solution Focused Therapy and is the author of ‘The Solution Focused Way: Incorporating Solution Focused Therapy Tools and Techniques into Your Everyday Work’.
To learn more about Simon, please visit www.counsellingpsychologysolutions.com