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.
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 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, MSc
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 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.
Anthony Naylor (MBCAP)
My name is Anthony, fully qualified as an Integrative Counsellor in the field of Addiction, Bereavement, and General Counselling. I provide a warm, supportive, safe non-judgemental approach with an empathic understanding.
For 3 years I undertook a voluntary role at Cancer Hospice where I provided bereavement counselling. I have gained experience volunteering at an addiction centre providing online counselling for clients who have been through the 12-step recovery programme. I currently work in private practice and work with addiction, anxiety, depression, burnout, bereavement, and abuse.
I am fully committed to the work of this profession and maintain my own mental and physical health contributing to my self-care. I believe this is paramount whilst collaborating with clients including the challenges, emotions, and traumatic material that is shared within the therapeutic space. I am a registered member of BACP, Astac and Corst and hold liability insurance.
BA (Hons), PG Cert, Ad.Dip and MBACP (registered) - Integrative Therapist
LaToya is an integrative therapist who works with individuals and groups, alongside providing clinical supervision to school based staff.
Prior to becoming a therapist, LaToya has over 12 years experience working in various schools, social care and third sector settings. Whilst working as a family support worker, an aspect of her role was supporting families who were at risk of homelessness, living in poor housing conditions or temporary accommodation, whilst still navigating the ups and downs of parenting.
As well as running an online private practice, Latoya provides short term therapy for different charitable organisations. In addition, she has a particular interest in perinatal issues, relationships with others, and life transitions.
LaToya values the importance of the relationship between herself and the client, and incorporates an integrative approach that recognises clients’ individual needs and personal journey.
Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Coach, PGDip, MBACP
Passionate about wellbeing, Tom's career spans the business world as well as that of psychotherapy.
His experience includes psychotherapy and counselling in the NHS, the 3rd sector and in the private sector as well as experience in the corporate world with leadership roles in banking and wealth management. facilitating leadership & culture change programmes, coaching, training and team dynamics.
Tom has significant experience of working at depth with a wide range of people in both a group setting and 1:1. His work is pluralistic drawing on Person Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Behavioural Activation, Solution Focus and Non-Violent Communication.
Tom is a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy [BACP]
Clinical Psychologist BSc, Msc
Sara is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience delivering psychosocial interventions for people from a variety of backgrounds presenting with multiple and complex difficulties within various settings including the community, prison, probation services, rough sleeping services, addictions services and primary care in support worker, management, and professional roles. Sara provides psychological assessments and works in a range of modalities including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy and SMART Recovery.
Sara has expertise working with people who have been affected by traumatic experiences such as child abuse, domestic violence, human trafficking, and other complex life circumstances. Currently Sara is working a group of clients who are living with a diagnosis of HIV and engaged in sex-working, often with a background of multiple disadvantages. Sara is a certified trainer and has delivered a range of workshops related to mental health and wellbeing to staff within public services and the private sector both in England and in Portugal. She has been facilitating reflective practice sessions and supervises psychologists in their clinical practice.
Shalini Masih, is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, accredited with UKCP. She is studying in Tavistock and Portman, NHS Foundation Trust and teaching as an Associate Lecturer in Birkbeck College, University of London. Previously, she taught and supervised the trainees of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Ambedkar University Delhi, India, for several years.
Shalini has worked with traumatised homeless children, adolescents and with young adults experiencing psychotic and complex-trauma related symptoms. Her areas of interest lie in experiences of displacement, states of Dissociation, Psychosis, Dreams and Nightmares, Sexuality & Intimacy, cultural processes, and culturally attuned Psychoanalysis. She has received appreciation for her clinical thinking and Psychoanalytic writing which also includes one of her papers which was nominated for Gradiva Awards 2020 under the Best Article Category.
Her doctoral thesis was a Psychoanalytic Study on states of Spirit Possession and rituals of Exorcism.