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We're changing things


Cost, stigma, and waitlists have made getting help for self harm nearly impossible. Speek is changing things by bringing affordable therapeutic care and community to parents like you! Together we can support young people and families into and through recovery from self harm.

Your therapy team

Here to support you every step of the way:

Dr Lucinda Gledhil

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Dr. Lucinda Gledhill is a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley Centre for Child & Adolescent Eating Disorders. She has specialised in working with young people and helping them heal from anxiety disorders and OCD. She has designed and delivered various therapeutic interventions for young people and their families. Her PhD focused on developing a training program for young people with anorexia nervosa.


Dr Amy Lucas

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Dr. Amy Lucas is a Clinical Psychologist in the UK with special interests in trauma, anxiety, and altered states of consciousness. She is a collaborating researcher with The International Consortium for Maladaptive Daydreaming Research (ICMDR), a Research Supervisor for doctoral trainees at the Salomons Institute for Applied Psychology, and offers university guest lectures. She is also Vice President of the International Society for Maladaptive Daydreaming (ISMD); a non-profit organisation building community, knowledge, and activism for system recognition and support for people with MD. 

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Dr Alex Bone

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
PGCert in CBT for Psychosis

Dr Alex Bone is a clinical psychologist in the UK with special interests in family therapy, psychosis, and trauma/dissociation. She has worked with a number of young people and their families experiencing a range of mental health difficulties, and currently works with young adults and their families experiencing a first episode of psychosis and comorbid difficulties (such as trauma, anxiety, depression, and self-harm). Alex is also a research supervisor for doctoral trainees at the Salomons Institute for Applied Psychology, as well as a guest lecturer. She is actively involved in research around experiences of first episode of psychosis and Maladaptive Daydreaming (MD).

Dr Aysha Baloch

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 

MSc in Psychiatric Research

Dr. Aysha Baloch is a Specialist Clinical Psychologist working at the National and Specialist CAMHS Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression Clinic. She specialises in child and adolescent mental health and her areas of expertise include: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, PTSD, anxiety, and depression in young people, and single incident and multiple traumas. Dr. Aysha Baloch is also experienced in working with young people and families from culturally diverse backgrounds. She has a particular interest in race, culture, and trauma

Rhea Clemente

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Trainee)

Rhea Clemente is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist, currently working with children and conducting research into the area of interoception and anxiety. She has experience working in various NHS mental health services specialising in supporting young people and adults using therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Rhea Clemente has also worked to support young people and their families with eating disorders.


Dr Iain Jordan


Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Iain Jordan is an experienced senior doctor with postgraduate training in medicine, psychiatry, complexity science, and healthcare informatics, who has worked in public health services in the UK and Ireland for over 20 years. He spent the past 10 years as a liaison consultant psychiatrist in the NHS at Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundations Trust and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The University of Oxford. He is registered with the General Medical Council and is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK and the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. He's fascinated by the relationship between physical health and mental health and believes that complex problems require complex solutions. His passion is making psychological strategies for recovery and thriving available to everyone.

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