Consultant Profile

Dr Kathryn Watt

Dr Kathryn Watt Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Clinical Psychology
Special clinical interests:

Kathryn works in adult mental health and has a particular interest in working with those who have a history of childhood trauma/abuse, both individually and in groups.  In addition, she is able to help with a wide range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, PTSD, low self-esteem and relationship issues.

Research interests:

Complex childhood trauma

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lothian, St. John’s Hospital at Howden, Livingston

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Health Professions Council (HPC)
British Psychological Society (BPS)
Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapists (ACAT)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary telephone number:
07968 282790
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Thursday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

A range of therapeutic models informs Kathryn’s practice, including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and schema focussed therapy. Kathryn also has specialist training and skills in cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) and is currently training in eye-movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR).  Kathryn takes a gentle and supportive approach in therapy and works together with individuals to explore which approach may be best suited to their needs.

Personal profile:

Kathryn has over 20 years experience working in the NHS and continues to practice clinically in West Lothian, where she has worked in Adult Mental Health for the last 17 years. Through her work in the NHS, Kathryn has extensive experience working with adults with a range of complex mental health problems.

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Dr Kathryn Watt

Dr Kathryn Watt Allied Health Professionals Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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