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When you come to Cross Psychology it’s likely to be Dr Zoe Cross who is your first point of contact. Together with Zoe the team is growing to include other professionals, usually (but not always) fellow clinical psychologists. This means that the business is able to help more clients and offer a wider variety of specialist support. We can also extend our geographic area, allowing more face-to-face appointments. We will only choose associates who match the Cross Psychology culture – showing warmth, kindness and understanding – as well as having the qualifications and experience you’d expect. 


Here’s where we’ll introduce you to our people and where you can find out more.

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Dr Zoe Cross

Clinical Psychologist


Special interests:

Autism, ADHD and menopause

Dr Cross has spent many years working in NHS settings with children and families as part of a CAMHS team and also as part of specialist paediatric teams, whilst maintaining a healthy private practice working with adults with a range of mental health difficulties and children and families.

BSc in Psychology

MSc in Applied Psychology

DClinPsych - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 

Also BABCP accredited therapist and Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society

Registered supervisor with the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Eligible to supervise those who are practising within a CBT framework

Zoe has a wealth of experience supervising allied health professionals; designated mental health leads; designated safeguarding leads; pastoral teams and a wide range of professionals from third sector organisations. 

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Dr Victoria Lawson

Chartered Counselling Psychologist


Special interests:

Trauma, mental health

Dr Lawson is an experienced practitioner psychologist, HCPC registered, with a special interest in supporting people following traumatic or challenging experiences. She has a wealth of clinical experience and is qualified to a doctorate level as well as engaging in continued professional development to further her skills.


Dr Lawson has additional training approved by the British Psychological Society in Third Wave CBT as well as being a fully trained EMDR practitioner. 


Having worked in various NHS settings during her career including work as a senior psychologist in a busy Children and Young People Mental Health team she is able to see both adults and young people.


Dr Lawson offers specialist assessments and regularly works as an expert witness conducting psychological and cognitive assessments, predominantly for the family courts.

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Karen Candy

BACP registered Person-Centred Counsellor

Accredited PPP Facilitator



Special interests:

Online counselling sessions for adults and young people

Karen is a BACP registered Person-Centred counsellor and committed to their professional standards, good practice guidance and Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

She has over 12 years’ experience of working with children, young people and their families. She is an accredited PPP (Positive Parenting Programme) facilitator, and has a background in supporting students’ and parent’s mental health and wellbeing in both primary and secondary schools. 

Karen’s experience includes working at a Mental Health and wellbeing charity for adults and young people. She has also worked for a local private counselling practice offering counselling support to adults and children within the local community.

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