Dr James Oliver is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years’ experience in the NHS and Private Practice. James offers evidence-based psychological assessment and intervention to support a range of mental health challenges for both children, young people and adults.
He currently works in the NHS at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital alongside his private practice, and enjoys working with both children and adults. He has a special interest in anxiety based concerns such as including OCD, panic and performance anxiety, as well as work-related stress/burn-out.
James brings a wealth of experience in both NHS mental health services and the private sector, most recently as a Senior Clinical Psychologist at Changing Minds. In this role, he worked a Senior Clinical Psychologist within their Performance Services, within a number of elite sporting organisations including the LTA, Premier league football and Olympic sports. He also has worked with leading corporate organisations offering reflective performance support, and supporting mental health strategies.
As a former athlete, he enjoys working with those experiencing performance pressures and offers compassionate and impactful support. A link to James’ private practice can be found here:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Lancaster University
MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Central Lancashire
BSc Psychology, University of Manchester
Trauma- Focussed CBT for Children and Young People experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Anna Freud Centre, 2019
Membership of Professional Bodies
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered (PYL34662)
Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)