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Principal Clinical Psychologist
Business Information
Business name: 
Halley Johnston Associates Limited
Address line 1: 
28 Queens Drive
Whitley Bay
Postcode/zip code: 
NE26 2JU
United Kingdom
Contact Information
Email address:
Telephone number: 
0191 2894213
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About Me

I am a Health Professions Council (HPC) registered Clinical Health Psychologist and specialise in the psychology of behaviour change (working within a specialist weight management service). I hold two Doctorates a PhD in Exercise Science (University of Birmingham) and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Newcastle Upon Tyne). I have worked in research, training, and consultancy for over twenty years and hold an active and enthusiastic interest in training,teaching and supervision. As well as working in the NHS, my training organisation Halley Johnston Associates Limited (HJA) specialise in the Psychology of Communication and Behaviour Change. We offer training and consultancy services throughout the UK, based in the North East of England, we have worked extensively throughout the UK. Our company ethos is to provide quality, evidence-based services to help practitioners provide the best support possible to their clients. We focus our training in two linked areas: Behaviour Change and the analysis of Communication. Our philosophy is to make training applied, realistic, challenging, and yet safe. At Halley Johnston Associates Ltd we combine an honest, open, and strength-based approach to delivery with highly qualified and experienced clinical staff.

Service Information
Services offered: 
Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Advanced training
Training for Groups
Area of practice: 
Criminal Justice
Mental Health
Trainer Statement

I am a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and have delivered training, consultancy and supervision on Motivational Interviewing in the UK and Europe since 1997. I undertook further training in the USA in the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity coding system (MITI) and have used this tool within training and supervision to provide structured, formal feedback to trainees. I offer bespoke and accredited Motivational Interviewing courses to a range of Professionals working directly with clients. I have specific experience in the areas of clinical health psychology, forensic psychology, and in the psychology of physical activity. Recently, I have delivered the Department of Health's 'Let's Get Moving' Physical Activity Care Pathway training to various organisations throughout the UK as well as running my own accredited Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Courses via my training company - Halley Johnston Associates Limited

Training Interests
Health Psychology Weight Management Increased Physical Activity Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Mental Health
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