Dr Katie Ireland, Clinical Psychologist

Dr Katie Ireland is a Clinical Psychologist, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Katie has a range of clinical and research experience working with neurodivergent people across the lifespan. In her previous role in a specialist eating disorder service in the NHS, Katie worked with many young women with undiagnosed Autism who were struggling with their eating. This sparked Katie’s special interest in supporting people to develop a positive autistic identity. Katie prioritises the development of strong and supportive therapeutic relationships with her clients in all aspects of her work.

Katie is trained in a range of psychological models and therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa (FT-AN, FT-BN). Katie offers autism spectrum assessments, post-diagnostic and therapeutic work with Join Psychology.

Katie provides autism spectrum assessments, post-diagnostic and therapeutic work and works remotely (online).


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc in Mental Health Studies
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Full Accreditation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (BABCP)

Training - Neurodevelopmental

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2)
  • Autism Diagnostic Interview Revised (ADI-R)

Training - Therapeutic

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Eating Disorders
  • CBT for Body Image in Eating Disorders
  • CBT for Social Anxiety
  • CBT for Self-Harm
  • CBT for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa
  • Family Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa
  • Chair Work