ABOUT VICTORIA

Victoria Plant is a Chartered Psychologist with The British Psychological Society (Associate Fellow) and a registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

She currently works as the sole Consultant Psychologist across three Police Forces - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Constabularies. In this role she undertakes a variety of work including pre-employment assessments, fitness for role, trauma awareness and screening, risk assessments, and advising and implementing welfare screening and support, for officers and staff. Victoria has worked as Consultant Psychologist for the Police for twelve years.

Victoria also works as Consultant Psychologist for two departments within The Home Office. In this role she delivers Trauma Awareness & Defusing training, Stress and Resilience Workshops, and offers in-house risk assessments, screening and support for those Home Office employees working in high risk roles. She is an advisor on the SilverCloudHealth Blue Light Expert Group.

More recently Victoria has undertaken media work as a Consultant Psychologist, working for Minnow Films on the Channel 4 productions SAS: Who Dares Wins (Series 1, 2 & 3) and Spies

Victoria holds a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Psychotherapy and is trained in Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She has worked in clinical practice in private, charitable and NHS settings for twenty-five years. She works with a range of mental health issues, including trauma, PTSD, addiction and anxiety, and has previously been employed in a clinical capacity undertaking therapy and counselling, for The Oxford Stress and Trauma Clinic, Nuffield College Oxford, and Action on Addiction. Victoria is a member of the BPS Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section, and the UKPTS. She is also registered with BUPA, AXA PPP and Cigna Healthcare insurance companies, and is on the public register of data controllers.

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