Jocelyn Blumberg

Clinical Psychologist, Blue Room Psychology and Trauma Services
Speaker: Working with Vulnerable Clients: Trauma-Informed Advice from Clinical Psychologists, October 21 Jocelyn is a chartered clinical psychologis. Since qualifying in 2000, she has worked mainly in the field of adult mental health and has specialised in working with people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD further to human rights abuses including war trauma, childhood abuse, sexual and domestic violence, torture and trafficking. She has worked in a range of settings including South Africa and Turkey with trauma survivors. Jocelyn has worked part-time in the UK National Health Service at the Traumatic Stress Clinic, a specialist service for the assessment and treatment of Complex PTSD since 2005. She also runs a private psychological therapy and assessment practice and provides training, clinical supervision and reflective practice sessions to other health, social care and legal professionals. Together with her colleague Mary Robertson, she regularly offers training to lawyers working with vulnerable clients, supporting them to develop their skills in trauma-informed interviewing and case work with vulnerable clients; to manage their exposure to traumatic material and to optimise their self-care.