APJ Psychological Consulting offers individual, managerial and organisational consultancy and psychological supervision that you need to help you and your service or organisation to ensure the best practice in terms of psychological health and safety and to address future positive service development together with any current issues within your own professional remit and responsibilities.
Annabel is listed in the British Psychological Society Register of Approved Psychological Practice Supervisors ( RAPPS)
Annabel works mainly with statutory agencies such as the NHS, Local Authority/Social Services Departments, police forces including the MOD and Service Police, and law enforcement agencies such as SOCA and INTERPOL, the Crown Prosecution Service, and the Courts including the Royal Courts of Justice but also in the private sector.
Annabel sits on the British Psychological Society Expert Witness Advisory Group, Mental Capacity Working Party and Division of Clinical Psychology SEC Branch Committees and is contributing to the current Mental Health Act Review.
Annabel is also a Specialist Professional Advisor to the Care Quality Comission (CQC) for Mental Health and learning Disability, and recognised Expert Advisor to the National Crime Agency /SOCA.
Annabel has worked on independent inspection, audit and evaluation teams, and has provided expert opinion in a major Judicial Review Inquiry and in several major NHS/Care Home investigations and prosecutions.
Having gained invaluable insights into how and why some carers and health & social care organisations may fail, and may even actively abuse the vulnerable people in their care.
Annabel is committed to the proactive use of psychological aspects of leadership, policy development and change management within organisations to support positive and ongoing transformational change processes in such vital services, including the positive development of personal and collective accountability.
Annabel has held Consultant, senior management and service development posts including Lead Clinician of a specialist MDT/support service, and Head of Specialty, both in the NHS and also in the private sector. Annabel has been responsible for the implementation of service development as well as the line management, clinical training, professional supervision of other psychologists and clinical colleagues in her professional role across statutory and private contexts.