About Us 

Riverbank Psychology was founded in 2016 by clinical psychologists Vicky Eames and Mariangels Ferrer. Their partnership is based on a shared interest in systemic and narrative approaches and the wish to provide a high quality clinical psychology service that is underpinned by the strong ethical principles.

“We aim to take a non-blaming approach which acknowledges the challenges faced by people in all walks of life, while respecting and celebrating people’s values, hopes, dreams and resources.” 

Mariangels Ferrer is a Chartered Psychologist and registered to practice with the Health Care Professions Council. She is also a member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Clinical Psychology. In addition, she has completed an MSc in Systemic Family Therapy from the University of Leeds and a Masters in Narrative Therapy and Community Work from the University of Melbourne. Mariangels offers therapeutic interventions to individuals, families or groups and supervision to practitioners. She is also a trainer and facilitator in Narrative and Systemic approaches and a member of the Faculty Team at the Institute of Narrative Therapy. Her most recent specialist field of work and interest lies predominantly in the impact of medical and genetic conditions on individuals and families.

Dr Vicky Eames is a Chartered Psychologist and registered to practice with the Health Care Professions Council. She is also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and member of the Division of Clinical Psychology. Vicky holds an Honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Liverpool. Since qualifying as a clinical psychologist in 1998, Vicky has gained extensive experience in service delivery and clinical leadership across a range of NHS settings within both adult and child specialisms. She specialises in trauma and attachment and employs a relational approach. She is trained in Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, EMDR, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Systemic and Family Therapy interventions.

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Dr Tori Watts is a Chartered Psychologist and registered to practice with the Health Professions Council. She is also a member of the British Psychological Society and the Division of Clinical Psychology. Since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 2004 Tori has worked in a variety of NHS settings offering individual and group interventions, as well as providing supervision, consultation and training to professionals from different backgrounds and organisations. Tori has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults struggling with a range of difficulties and levels of distress. She is trained in a range of therapies including Narrative therapy, Solution Focused therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as EMDR, Schema-Focused therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

 

Wayne Conner-Scahill is a Mental Health Nurse with 25 years experience in a variety of clinical settings. He is a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a Specialist Community Practitioner with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (BSc). He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Psycho-Social Interventions (MSc). Alongside his clinical practice, he works as a Senior Mental Health Lecturer for University of Chester. His specialist interests are working with those with drug and alcohol use difficulties, depression, anxiety, psychosis and family/ relationship difficulties. He draws on counselling, cognitive behavioural and solution focused approaches in his work.