Dr Roman Razcka

Dr Roman Raczka – BSc MSc DClinPsy AFBPsS CClinPsychol

Roman is a Senior Partner in Psychological Solutions, a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and who also works as the Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist for Central London Community Health (CLCH) NHS Trust Adult Learning Disability Services.

Roman is the tri-borough (Inner London) professional lead for Clinical Psychology and also holds an academic appointment at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Roman has over 25 years of working as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS, private and voluntary sector and his clinical areas of special interest include, working with people with autistic spectrum disorders, working with adults with intellectual disabilities and complex needs including challenging behaviours, working with offenders with intellectual disabilities, as well as the use of third wave cognitive behaviour therapies with people with intellectual disabilities – particularly Mindfulness based approaches and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.

Roman is trained in applied behaviour analysis and is accredited with the Institute of Applied Behaviour Analysis.

Roman is also interested in the application of Organisational Change and Leadership within learning disability services and is currently undertaking post-graduate study in the construction of Leadership in organisational settings.

Roman’s research interests are varied and current areas of research include:

  • Developing an accessible set of outcome measures to use with adults with intellectual disabilities – the Mini Mans-LD
  • Evaluating training in disability awareness to the Metropolitan Police service in collaboration with people with learning disabilities.
  • Researching the personal experiences of people with intellectual disabilities placed in mainstream in-patient psychiatric wards.

Roman has authored a number of journal articles and regularly speaks on national conferences on a range of topics including Autism.

Roman is committed to service user empowerment and involvement and is very excited about the potential use of multi-media technology with adults with intellectual disabilities. Roman was successful in securing funding from NHS England to fund the development and evaluation of the My Health My Say Project making the Friends and Family Test accessible. This work has influenced the development of the inclusivity section of the NHS England Friends and Family Test guidance. As a result of this innovative work, the Project was the winner of the Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA) in March 2015. Roman produced a short film made about the MHMS project and was the winner of the Documentary Category in the Limelight Short Film Awards in June 2015. 


Dr Matty Chalk

Dr Matty Chalk is a Senior Partner in Psychological Solutions and a HCPC. Registered Psychologist. Matty has a special interest in neurodevelopmental conditions and mental health in both children and adults. Matty has over 25 years’ experience in the field, including Learning Disability, Autism Spectrum Conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, anxiety and mood disorders. Matty currently holds a senior position within an NHS post within a Child Developmental Centre at North East London Foundation Trust, as well as providing assessment, intervention and consultation to families within the private sector and various organisations including an independent adult Learning Disability Inpatient service.   Matty has published within the field. 

For your convience, if you have health insurance Matty is Bupa and AXA PPP registered. Matty is also on the NAS practitioner website.


Dr Ragini Bahry

Dr Ragini Bahry currently works as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist within the NHS. Dr Ragini Bahry carried out higher training at the Royal and Great Ormond Street Rotation and has extensive interest and experience in the assessment and management of Neurodevelopmental Disorders like Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette’s. Dr Ragini Bahry brings skills of assessing and treating complex social communication disorders and their co-morbidities, treating all kinds of Psychiatric Disorders like Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Psychosis and PTSD.

 

Rosemary Nicholson

I am an experienced Speech & Language Therapist, with a Masters degree and 15 years professional experience. I have established my own clinic based in Clapham South, which caters for a range of speech therapy needs. I also provide specialist speech therapy for a number of private schools in the area. I have extensive experience in providing bespoke speech therapy to the following types of clients: Adults and children who stammer, or who have voice disorders; I am PROMPT trained at a level II and use this method for articulation and also to treat individuals with dyspraxia and apraxia; clients with swallowing disorders, together with complex communication disorders; I have also regularly provided individualised training for carers of individuals with special needs (e.g. Talking Mats and Elklan training); I have also been an expert witness in court proceedings regarding the diagnosis of unusual speech disorder.

 

Dr Nahid Meimand

Dr Meimand has over 20 years’ experience as a Paediatrics Doctor. She is specialised in neurodisability in children and has been working full-time in this field at London NHS trusts for the last 10 years where she holds daily and regular clinics.

Dr Meimand has a special clinical interest in Paediatrics neurodevelopmental disorders that include autism, learning difficulty, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and has helped a great many families with such problems over the years. Dr Meimand is passionate about helping individual children with neurodevelopmental disorders cope and live as normal and as happy a life as possible.