- Anxiety disorders (OCD, social anxiety, phobias, trauma, PTSD, Generalised anxiety disorder)
- Pain and fatigue management
- Long-term health conditions
- Rheumatology and hypermobility
- Coping with a range of health problems, as well as interventions to help with general psychological difficulties.
Dr. Chad Shepherd is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and has worked within Clinical Psychology services for over six years. His three year undergraduate honors degree in Psychology was at London South Bank University, which he combined with working in a range of clinical settings. Following this he completed his three year doctorate training in clinical psychology at University College London, undertaking clinical work, academic study and research. He currently works as a Clinical Psychologist for the NHS in Kingston Wellbeing IAPT service (Improving Access to Psychological Therapy), helping patients with a wide range of physical health and/or mental health issues. He carries out direct patient work, consults to staff around the psychological management of health difficulties, and is the service lead for helping patients cope with medically unexplained symptoms.
Dr. Shepherd also works privately as part of the Clinical Health Psychology Team within the Hypermobility Unit at the Hospital of St. John & St. Elizabeth, S.t John’s Wood. Dr. Shepherd has a particular interest in helping individuals with rheumatological problems and expertise in pain management, particularly HSD/hEDS. Dr. Shepherd works with children, adolescents, and adults presenting with a variety of difficulties. These include managing chronic pain, fatigue, sleeping difficulties, health problems, chronic stress, anxiety, low mood, anger management, low self-esteem, motivation problems, and relationship difficulties.
He is experienced in using a range of therapeutic approaches to help patients, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). He also uses EFT (Emotional Freedom Techqnique). Dr Shepherd is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health & Care Professions Council.
Dr Shepherd holds a private clinic on Wednesdays from 9 am – 5 pm.
Clinic location: 55 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9JR.