Dr Sherell Calame

Associate Clinical Psychologist
DClinPsy, BSc (Hons)

Dr Sherell Calame is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and registered by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology awarded by the University of Leeds. Dr Calame has gained a broad range of experience working clinically within the National Health Service (NHS) and within private practice providing assessment, formulation and therapeutic interventions with adults and children experiencing mental health difficulties and neurodevelopmental differences such as Autism and ADHD. 

Her experience includes senior roles within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) with Looked After Children providing specialist assessment in relation to attachment, trauma and the impact of adverse life experiences on children and young people’s emotional well-being. She has previously acted as lead psychological practitioner within CAMHS inpatient mental health services specialising in assessment of acute presentations such as trauma, psychosis and self-harm. Her specialisms include therapy with children, parents and carers where there are concerns regarding emotional wellbeing, behavioural difficulties, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and phobias.

In private practice she provides assessment and therapeutic interventions with adults experiencing depression, anxiety and PTSD and also provides comprehensive psychological assessments in legal cases for adults presenting with psychological difficulties related to personal injury and children presenting with psychological issues related to mental health, attachment difficulties and the impact of adverse life experiences.

In therapy she is able to draw upon training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Theraplay and Systemic Therapy. She is most passionate about adapting therapy in response to individual differences and developing effective therapeutic relationships which facilitate change.