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The Tuke Centre: Staff

telephone – 01904 430370
fax – 01904 424850
emailinfo@thetukecentre.org.uk

Clinical & Service Leads

Dr Katja Osswald

Dr Katja Osswald

Service Lead

I am a Clinical Psychologist and the Service Lead for the Autism & ADHD Service at the Tuke Centre. As part of the team I offer assessments to adults for Autism and ADHD. I also offer therapy to adults that …

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Dr Kate Barker

Dr Kate Barker

Clinical Lead, Personality Disorder Service

I am a Clinical Psychologist and work at the Tuke Centre, alongside my in-patient work at The Retreat. I completed my doctorate in Psychology in Staffordshire and moved to Yorkshire to work at The Retreat because of the values and …

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Dr Liz Lawson

Dr Liz Lawson

Clinical Lead, Eating Disorder Service

I am a Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Lead for the Eating Disorder service. Following completion of my doctorate at Teesside University, I completed intensive training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and a post-graduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. In addition …

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Dr Sara Perren

Dr Sara Perren

Clinical Lead, Supervision Service

I am clinical lead for the Supervision Service at the Tuke Centre. My first training was in psychodynamic therapy and I am a member of the individual therapy service here. In my work as a Group Analyst, I am continually …

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Psychiatrists

Dr Andrea Brown

Dr Andrea Brown

Consultant Psychiatrist, Eating Disorder Service

I am a consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist. I practice Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and within this framework I use Compassion Focussed Therapy and Strength Based Therapy. My areas of interest are: eating disorders including men’s eating disorders. I have …

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Dr Thomas Elanjithara

Dr Thomas Elanjithara

Consultant Psychiatrist, General Psychiatry & ADHD

I have out-patient clinics at the Tuke Centre, offering assessments and treatment for a range of psychological difficulties. My areas of clinical and academic interests are mood disorders, psychological trauma, anxiety disorders, ADHD, addictions and organic brain dysfunctions. I also …

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Clinicians

Tuke Centre Psychologists and Therapists

Blazej Madry

Blazej Madry

I am a Cognitive behavioral Therapist and I have been working in mental health services for the past 12 years. The majority of this time was spent as a social worker within the community mental health team and the older adult …

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Iram Shah

Iram Shah

Consultant Psychotherapist

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Mark McFetridge

Mark McFetridge

Consultant Psychologist

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Dr Emma Bradshaw

Dr Emma Bradshaw

Counselling Psychologist

I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist registered with the HCPC. I am also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. I completed my doctorate at Teesside University and am trained to use Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and …

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Dan Round

Dan Round

CBT and EMDR Therapist

I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, accredited with the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists (BABCP). I have over 15 years of experience working with people who have a range of different problems from eating disorders and personality disorders to …

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Dr David Butler

Dr David Butler

Consultant Psychologist

I worked as a Clinical Psychologist for the NHS in York for 25 years. In 1999, I became a Consultant and was Head of the Psychological Therapies Service for Adults for the York and Selby area from 2000 onwards. I have worked with …

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Alexandra Lloyd

Alexandra Lloyd

CBT Therapist

I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and have worked in Mental Health since completing my BSc in Psychology at The University of Durham in 2007. Since this time I have worked in a range of Mental Health settings, but discovered my …

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Cat Adlam

Cat Adlam

I am a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, member of the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists and registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council. I’ve been working with people experiencing mental distress for over 10 years, and recognise that it’s not at all easy …

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Maria Law

Maria Law

CBT Therapist

I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Trainer and Clinical Supervisor accredited with the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapists (BABCP) which is the gold standard for delivery of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, Training and Supervision. Originally a Psychiatric Nurse, I …

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Sonia Matykiewicz

Sonia Matykiewicz

Group Analyst & Psychotherapist

I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist and a Member of the Institute of Group Analysis. Prior to joining the Tuke Centre in 2013, I worked as a psychotherapist in the NHS and the Community & Voluntary sector services across the North …

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Dr Jill Aubrey

Dr Jill Aubrey

Psychotherapist and Couples Therapist

I practice as an integrative psychotherapist which means I draw on skills and techniques from humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapies. I care about my clients’ psychological and emotional health and feel privileged to learn each client’s story. I …

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Margaret Castro

Margaret Castro

Psychotherapist

I am a Jungian Analytical psychotherapist whose initial training was as a psychodynamic therapist with WPF. My therapeutic work for the past 20years has been in various settings including NHS Primary Care, GP practices and private practice. I am UKCP …

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Tanya Jane-Patmore

Tanya Jane-Patmore

Psychotherapist

I originally trained in psychodynamic models, including Cognitive Analytic Therapy, and later attachment oriented therapy (EGCP). I am a Registered Member of the Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. As well as 20 years private work, I have worked as a psychotherapist …

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Jo Bond

Jo Bond

CBT Therapist

I have worked in Mental Health for over thirty years in Primary and Secondary care services. Ten years of this was spent working as part of an Early Intervention in Psychosis team with young people and their families. I have …

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North Yorkshire Autism & ADHD Assessment Service

This service has been commissioned by the Partnership Commissioning Unit on behalf of NHS Vale of York CCG, NHS Scarborough & Ryedale CCG, NHS Harrogate and Rural District CCG & NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire & Whitby CCG

Rebecca Peace

Rebecca Peace

I am an Assistant Psychologist working at the Autism and ADHD Service and the Tuke Centre, currently splitting my time equally between both services. As part of the ASD team I conduct Autism assessments with the clients and their family …

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Elaine Ellet

Elaine Ellet

I joined the Autism and ADHD Service as a Specialist Nurse in July 2017. I am part of the multi-disciplinary diagnostic process involved in assessing adults for Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. I work on ADHD adult clients' medication reviews. This …

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Dr Katja Osswald

Dr Katja Osswald

Service Lead

I am a Clinical Psychologist and the Service Lead for the Autism & ADHD Service at the Tuke Centre. As part of the team I offer assessments to adults for Autism and ADHD. I also offer therapy to adults that …

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Dr Fionnuala Larkin

Dr Fionnuala Larkin

Clinical Psychologist

I am a HCPC-registered clinical psychologist.  With the team at the Tuke Centre, I provide assessment and therapy services for people with Autism and ADHD. I also teach in the Department of Psychology at the University of York, and conduct …

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Dr Huarda Valdes-Laribi

Dr Huarda Valdes-Laribi

Speech and Language Therapist

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Anna Heussi

Anna Heussi

Assistant Psychologist

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Lucille Liebenberg

Lucille Liebenberg

Lead Administrator

I have been part of the Tuke Centre Administrative team for the past 8 years. The Tuke Centre is a warm and welcoming environment, not only for our clients but also for the staff. I have more recently become involved in …

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Non-clinical staff

Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones

I completed my BSc degree in Psychology with Nutrition and Health at the University of Leeds in 2011. I have worked in various mental health organisations, including York and Leeds IAPT, Cygnet Hospital and York Mind. I have been an administrator …

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Jo Outhart

Jo Outhart

Receptionist

I have worked at the Retreat for seven years now and have helped on reception at the Tuke Centre for much of that time. I was attracted to a career at the Retreat because of its history and pioneering work …

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Sue Edwards

Sue Edwards

Medical Secretary

I am really passionate about the Tuke Centre and the work we do here. It is wonderful to see the difference the Centre can make to people’s lives and to be part of a team that can make such …

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Dr Tracy Richardson

Dr Tracy Richardson

Tuke Centre Manager

I am a Clinical Psychologist and the clinical lead for the Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) service at the Tuke Centre. I work across the CBT, Personality Disorder and PTSD teams here. My work includes seeing clients for individual therapy as …

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Aimee Code

Aimee Code

I graduated with a BSc in Psychology from the University of York and was immediately attracted to a career at the Tuke Centre because of their dedication to providing the best service possible, the incredible and inspiring commitment to mental …

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Dietician

Helen Williams

Helen Williams

Dietician

I am a Registered Dietitian specialising in the Mental Health and Eating Disorders. As well as working as part of the Eating Disorder team in the Tuke Centre, I also work at The Retreat with adults with a range of …

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