Dr Kat Rumball
Key info about Kat
Qualifications: Music and Psychology Bsc, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Therapy used: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy
Specialism: Autism assessments
Ages worked with: All ages
Clinics at: East Finchley (N2) and Online
Health insurance coverage: Aviva, AXA, BUPA, Cigna, Vitality, WPA and other providers
Accreditation: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Hi! I’m Kat and I’m a Clinical Psychologist.
Can you tell me a bit about your experience?
I began working in the NHS in 2010 and have supported people across the
lifespan from young children to older adults with a range of difficulties. In my
NHS work, I am the Lead for Psychology and Psychotherapies in a Child and
Adolescent Mental Health team, which supports young people and their
families with a variety of mental health needs. I have worked as a Principal
Psychologist for the last four years across two different roles. I lead on the
provision of therapeutic work and provide specialist assessments and clinical
supervision. I also work as a tutor with the Association of Psychological
Therapies in which I deliver training for health and social care professionals in
a variety of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy,
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy. I have
been working privately with The Oak Tree Practice / Little Bee Clinic for the
last three years.
My previous NHS roles have spanned a range of areas in adult and child
mental health, including a specialist eating disorder team, a postnatal mental
health service and a long-term health conditions service. My thesis examined
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in the postnatal period. Overseas experience
in hospitals in India and South Africa has furthered my passion in inclusive
and culturally sensitive work.
What would it be like to meet you?
Currently I am offering autism assessments with The Oak Tree Practice / Little
Bee Clinic. As part of the assessment team, I aim to support you through the
assessment process by providing clear information about the assessment and
making sure you feel able to ask any questions, both before and after the
assessment. We want the assessment, report and feedback to be a useful
and supportive process, where possible tailoring it to your needs and
experiences. Our aim is for this to be a strengths-focused process that
embraces the positive attributes of neurodiversity.
What do you enjoy outside of psychology?
Spending time with people is important to me so I enjoy being with my family
and friends. I have a playful French Bulldog so I love taking him for long walks
at the weekends. Music has always been a passion of mine and I try to get to
lots of live music.