Dr Susana Patricio
Clinical Psychologist
Oxford and Video Therapy

Susana is a Clinical Psychologist working/consulting at Oxford.

Susana is experienced in working with children, adolescents and adults and has been supporting families since 2004. She has worked for the NHS since 2016 in a number of services, including: CAMHS (Children and Adolescents Mental Health Service), PALMS (Positive Behaviour, Autism and Learning Disability Mental Health Service), MHSOP (Mental Health Service for Older People) and IDDS (Specialist Intellectual Disability Directorate Service – Adults).

Susana is experienced in working in the private sector as well and has worked in number of different private entities, including residential schools for complex needs (Asperger’s, ADHD, ASD, Tourette’s). Being Part of the diagnostic team, conducting assessments for diagnose of Autism Spectrum Condition to Adults (from 18 years old) and conducting assessments and therapy sessions via an online platforms.

Susana is qualified to assess for Autism (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for children of all ages. Susana has experience working in a large range of problems, has a kind and respectful manner.

She is dedicated to and passionate about delivering care, and working with patients to help and support them overcome their difficulties and promote improvement of their skills and abilities to be as independent as possible and enjoy their lives.

Clinician Responsibilities of Susana Patricio

  • Excessive Worry/ GAD – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Social Anxiety – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Panic Attacks/Disorders – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Specific Phobias – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Low Self-Esteems and low self-confidence – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Stress Management – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Unhelpful habits (eg. self-criticism, perfectionism, procrastination) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Eating Disorders (Anorexia) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Overeating/Binge eating – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Depression/SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Sleep Difficulties/Insomnia – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Bereavement – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults
  • Physical Health Conditions (e.g chronic pain) – Children Under 12, Teens and Adults

Qualifications of Susana Patricio

  • MSc Diploma in Clinical Psychology

What Started Susana Patricio On The Path Of Becoming a CB Therapist

  • Susana has always been passionate about understanding and helping people with their difficulties and contributing to improving their feelings to help them thrive in life.
  • She believes that using an evidence-based intervention such CBT, can empower people to overcome their difficulties and provide them a better understanding of themselves. CBT provides effective and positive results and is a good tool kit for life.

Memberships of Susana Patricio

  • Chartered member of BPS
  • Registered at Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Platinum member at Association for child and adolescent mental health (ACAMH)

Interesting Facts

  • Susana is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
  • She has a Sailing license, loves music concerts, swimming, diving, travelling, movies, and participates in 4×4 tours. She also volunteers for humanitarian associations.