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Schema Therapy Systems Associates 

Dr Kerry Beckley


Dr Beckley is Registered Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical and Forensic),

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPS) and past Chair

of the Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology, BPS, UK. Kerry is an

Accredited Schema Trainer/Supervisor in Individual and Group Schema



Whilst at Rampton High Secure Hospital, she developed the Schema

Therapy Programme for men with a diagnosis of personality disorder. Kerry

now runs her own company providing expert witness reports and training and

supervision in both individual and group Schema Therapy.


She has published and presented on Schema Therapy, both nationally and internationally.


John Aitken

I am a practising CBT & Schema psychotherapist. I also provide fully

accredited supervision in Schema Therapy. I am qualified in several

therapies including: EMDR for individual traumas/phobias; Reverse Therapy

for the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (and associated conditions);

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. I am

in private practice and I work part-time at the Priory in Altringham

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Dr Sarah Angela Kriakous

Lead Clinical Psychologist

With many years of experience, Dr Kriakous currently works as a

Lead Clinical Psychologist in a locked psychiatric rehabilitation

hospital which specialises in working with adult males and females

with complex mental health needs,personality difficulties, 

behaviours that challenge and forensic histories. Dr Kriakous has

worked creating care pathways and planning processes for clients

as well as undertaking psychological assessments including

neuropsychological assessments and psychological formulations

in order to assist in future interventions.


Dr Kriakous is also knowledgeable in treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness and Compassion Based Therapies. Dr Kriakous is an Accredited Advanced Schema Therapist and is currently working towards International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) certification as a Schema Therapy Supervisor and Schema Therapy Trainer. Dr Kriakous can currently supervise professionals with an interest in developing their knowledge and skills in Schema Therapy but are yet to commence the ISST certification process as a Schema Therapist (individual). 


Areas of interest for Dr Kriakous lie in working with clients with complex trauma and forensic mental health presentations as well as helping clients to develop a better quality of life and achieving personal goals. Dr Kriakous also enjoys helping in the development of other professionals, so they can attain their full potential via supervision and training. 

Contact details are as follows: . Tel: (+44) 07444 102 817

Dr Kim Reid

Kim is a Counselling Psychologist, CBT therapist and an accredited Schema Trainer/Supervisor in Individual and Group Schema Therapy.


Kim has many years of experience of working in both the NHS and privately. 

She has worked across a range of settings and with a range of presentations. 

She has a special interest in working with adults withinterpersonal difficulties 

linked to childhood trauma. 

Kim currently works in the private sector as part of Beacon House Therapeutic Services and Trauma Team offering specialist assessment and treatment to adults presenting with complex trauma and dissociation.


As well as schema therapy, Kim has an interest in body-based trauma focused therapy approaches and is embarking on EMDR training. 

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