Our Clinicians

  • Tania Allen

    Bsc, MRCSLT

    Consultant Speech and Language Therapist

    Tania has many years’ experience working with children and young people with a range of communication difficulties. This includes speech sound disorders such as Verbal Dyspraxia and language difficulties such as Specific Language Impairment. She has a strong interest in communication difficulties associated with developmental conditions such as Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder etc. 

    • Tania has extensive experience with the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and is part of Psicon’s multidisciplinary team in the assessment and diagnosis of Autism.

      Tania is able to offer Speech and Language Therapy support in a variety of ways depending on the needs of the child and family, for example this could be face to face therapy, input into the child's school / pre school or Parent Child Interaction therapy. 

      Tania is a Foster Parent and has a strong interest in the emotional and behavioural aspects of communication. She is able to work emphatically with families and help them to get the most from each interaction they have with their child.

  • Mr LJ Conradie

    CPsychol, AFBPsS

    Head of Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP)

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist

    Managing Director, Psicon Group

    Head of Occupational Health Services

    Head of Adult Mental Health Services

    Mr Conradie is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society, he is a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology (DoN-member list of Neuropsychologists), the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists and the British Association of Business Psychologists.

    • Mr Conradie’s expertise includes occupational psychology, clinical psychology and neuropsychology, and medico-legal assessments, as well as individual client/patient assessments, treatment and rehabilitation. Mr Conradie also offers consultations to organisations and individuals (executive psychological coaching) on various aspects of psychological issues and advises stakeholders on risk issues. Mr Conradie has been registered as an expert witness to the courts since 2001 and regularly prepares reports in the field of clinical and neuropsychology.

      Mr Conradie’s psychological treatment modalities include CBT and Compassion Focused Therapy. 

       

      Mr Conradie trained as a Clinical Psychologist in South Africa and registered in the UK in 1988. He worked in a military hospital for two years and worked with soldiers with mental health problems and casualties of war.

      Previous to the establishment of Psicon, Mr Conradie joined the NHS in 1993 and worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Consultant Neuropsychologist. He was head of the East Kent Clinical Neuropsychology service (a NHS Service) for ten years where he was involved in the delivery of neuropsychological services and leading a community based multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team.

      Mr Conradie has lectured on various academic programmes including the Salomon's Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme as well as at the University of Kent at Canterbury.

      Mr Conradie qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and on the British Psychological Societies Specialist Register of Neuropsychologists. 

  • Mr Hugh Brunkskill

    BSc, MCSP

    Service Lead Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP)

    Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

    Mr Hugh Brunskill leads the Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP) Service with Mr LJ Conradie. He has extensive experience working in specialist neurological services in both the NHS and private practice. 

    • Mr Brunskill previously led the neurological rehabilitation team at Strode Park foundation in Kent from 2009-2014. During this time, Mr Brunskill worked in conjunction with commissioning bodies and local CCG’s in Kent to develop an outpatient service for the East Kent region. The service provided specialist neurological services to various clients including statutory services and privately funded clients. Mr Brunskill has worked as a Senior Physiotherapist at rehabilitation centres in the NHS, abroad and in private practice.

  • Dr Jo Attree

    CPsychol, AFBPsS, MA, BS

    Chartered Clinical Psychologist

    Dr Attree is a chartered clinical psychologist with over 27 years of clinical experience. She initially qualified and worked with adults and later on furthered her training and qualified to work with children, adolescents and families. 

    • Dr Attree has developed particular interest in working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders. She has been working in children’s services in NHS for 19 years, where she is also a member of a local multidisciplinary diagnostic team for assessment of autism. She is trained and experienced in assessing autism and offering psychological support and treatment to autistic children and their families. 

      Throughout her career Dr Attree has had the opportunity to work with a significant number of patients within a range of psychological needs. She has experience with clinical psychology work with outpatients and inpatients. Dr Attree has been working in private practice for 15 years.

      Dr Attree is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and also registered with Health Professions Council (HPC).

  • Charlotte Baker

    BSc, MSc

    Assistant Psychologist

    Charlotte works as an Assistant Psychologist at Psicon. Her work primarily involves coordinating clinics and conducting school observations as part of the NHS assessments for autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.