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​Experts in Psychology

for Social Care

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SCPS specialises in a range of services for organisations that work with individuals who present complex and multiple needs in Scotland and the rest of the UK. Services include training, consultancy, reflective practice, and individual & group clinical supervision. 

Training

Training

Training

Our expert trainers ​are educated to Doctoral level in Psychology and bring a wealth of experience gained in both frontline and clinical roles along with over a decade of delivering workshops to the social care sector. We offer courses in one-day, half-day and bite-sized formats both face-to-face and online tailoring the content for your organisation's specific needs.

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​Reflective Practice & Clinical Supervision

​Reflective Practice & Clinical Supervision

​Reflective Practice & Clinical Supervision

Along with our sister organisation, BGPS, we’re the preferred provider of more than 40 organisations, across the UK for the delivery of safe and effective services.

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Team Wellbeing

Team Wellbeing

Team Wellbeing

We offer a range of options to promote team wellbeing and to support people and teams including Post-Incident Debriefing, Mindfulness, 1:1 Therapy, Mediation and Careers Coaching.

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Organisational Consultation

Organisational Consultation

Organisational Consultation

Our team works with organisations to develop resilient means of preventing and responding effectively to crises, and the ability to anticipate, adapt to and take advantage of long-term trends, challenges, and opportunities.

We create bespoke workshops and reflection sessions to guide the exploration of the organisational culture to understand the shared assumptions underlying how people in the culture see, think, and act in the world.​

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Individual Therapy

Individual Therapy

Individual Therapy

Mental distress is not something that you need to live with.
​Our brains and bodies are designed to heal and most therapies are about finding and resolving the blocks to that natural healing process thus allowing you to flourish.​

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Our Team

Dr Brett Grellier  (CPsychol, MSc, BA (hons))

Dr Brett Grellier (CPsychol, MSc, BA (hons))

Chartered Counselling Psychologist, CBT Therapist and EMDR Therapist

Dr Brett Grellier has over ten years’ experience working as a Senior Psychologist in NHS, Private and Third Sector settings assessing and treating people for a wide range of difficulties. Brett’s areas of expertise include consultancy, supervision and training and the psychological treatment of addictions (including substance use problems), trauma (including complex and developmental trauma), depression, anxiety disorders (including Panic Disorder, Generalised Anxiety, Health Anxiety and OCD), adjustment problems, bereavement and loss. 

Brett has completed extensive post-doctoral training in Compassion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). Brett employs these approaches to complement evidence-based CBT treatments and as stand-alone treatments, based on the presenting difficulties and most importantly the preference of the client. Brett has a particular interest in wellbeing, personal growth and resilience and places a key emphasis on the existing potential and strengths of the people he works with in order to maximise treatment success.

Brett believes that mental and emotional distress is not something that people need to live with because our brains and bodies are designed to heal. The psychological therapies he offers are about finding and resolving the blocks to that natural healing process allowing the person to flourish. 

Satinder Panesar (MA, MBACP)

Satinder Panesar (MA, MBACP)

Integrative Counsellor and Executive Coach​

Satinder studied at University of Derby and has a MA in Integrative Counselling. Satinder is an accredited, registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) & UKCP.

Satinder works as an Integrative Psychotherapist who has worked in the third sector, NHS GG&C and private sector over the past 25 year nationally – delivering therapy via a number of remote platforms with young people and adults. 

Satinder is also an Individual and Group Clinical Supervisor & Executive Coach and her portfolio of supervisees/coaches range from administrators, support workers, counsellors, nurses, consultants (NHS GG&C) and several individuals in the private & third sector.  
As a Punjabi speaking Psychotherapist/Supervisor Satinder can work effectively with individuals taking into consideration some of the issues that are faced in small communities.  Satinder has an interest and vast experience in working with Trauma (Judith Herman Model) working with Survivors of Domestic Violence, Rape & Sexual Assault & Child Sexual Abuse.

Satinder worked extensively with people in the homeless community both as a key worker, manager, and supervisor.  Satinder brings all perspectives to the table with both clients and supervisees. 

Satinder has vast experience in working within multi-cultural settings including Schools, Colleges & Universities, Religious Environments, organisational environments working with Trauma, Tradition and Culture. Satinder is an East African/Indian, living in England and now have been adopted as a Glaswegian in Scotland. Satinder appreciates the difficulties she has faced and respects diversity and difference.

Cordelia Wise, RCDP, PGDip

Cordelia Wise, RCDP, PGDip

Our Career Coach, Cordelia Wise, can provide support for staff facing challenging or difficult situations at work – like supporting new managers, navigating difficult work relationships, or settling into a new role.  She can also provide careers support for staff in the case of organisational restructure, when facing redundancy, at the end of a contract or to aid trainees, graduates, and apprentices to find career opportunities or to prepare for retirement.

 Cordelia is an experienced manager and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Careers Guidance (QCG). 

She has twenty-five years’ experience in the voluntary sector with a broad range of client groups. 

Most recently, she has worked as a service manager in London’s largest and busiest day centre. 

Cordelia led a team of careers advisers and trainers delivering services to a diverse homeless client group with a wide variety of complex needs.

Cordelia has a private career coaching practice and has just finished a Masters in Career Management and Coaching at Birkbeck.  She is on the UK Register of Career Development Professionals.

Alison Carter, MBACP

Alison Carter, MBACP

Integrative Counsellor

Alison is a senior accredited member of BACP and has been delivering counselling, training and supervision for over 20 years.  

Alison has also worked as a lead clinician in various organisations, managing and advising on clinical governance and organisational matters throughout her career. She has experience of delivering services within the NHS, employee assistance private and public sectors to a variety of professionals including emergency services, nurses, doctors, bankers, offshore oil workers to name but a few.

Alison is interested in facilitating team dynamics and creating a safe space for team members to explore challenges and share successes.   Through sharing emotionally demanding experiences she will endeavour to assist team members to support one another and to build resilience both independently and as part of a team.

With extensive experience in delivering post critical incident support, Alison has developed skills in trauma psychoeducation, immediate trauma support and later assessing for sighs of PTSD.

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