Shola is a Chartered Forensic Psychologist who brings experience from working with young people and their families over the past 15 years within various contexts including the criminal justice system, housing, social care, NHS and voluntary. She has strong skills in clinical practice, change management, research, service evaluation and project management. She has delivered a range of training packages to managers, staff teams and volunteers. Shola has previously worked in the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Merton, Croydon.
Shola has worked within CAMHS and social care settings providing interventions to improve the mental health and emotional well-being for children and young people. As well as having previously worked in one of the pioneering Multi-systemic Therapy (MST) sites within the UK, Shola has also been involved with the evaluation of the FAST project which is an award-winning early-intervention programme.
Shola currently manages a similar service designed to address the needs of complex families and improve young people’s overall outcomes with a focus on reducing offending and anti-social behaviour, improving school/college attendance, increasing the likelihood of employability for adults within the home, improving housing tenancy stability and increasing finances within the home. She has also undertaken training in the AMBIT mentalisation approach to complement her existing evidence based approach to facilitate high quality case management.
PhD in Forensic Psychology
Chartered Forensic Psychologist, registered with the HCPC
Certificate in Managing Health and Social Care
MSc in Forensic Psychology