Our Team


Professor Robert Bor

Professor Robert Bor is a Director of DCC. He is a Chartered Clinical, Counselling and Health Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. He is also a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Member of the American Psychological Association and South African Health Professions Council. He has more than 25 years experience consulting in clinical and organisational settings in the UK and in more than 20 countries abroad. He is UKCP Registered Family and Couples Therapist having specialised in Systemic Therapy at the Tavistock Clinic London. More


Dr Fran Smith

Dr Fran Smith is a Counselling Psychologist and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society. Fran has worked in a variety of NHS and private settings in both clinical and teaching capacities. She has worked with individuals (adults, older adults, adolescents and children), couples, and families and has facilitated group work. In the NHS Fran has worked in GP practices, Community Mental Health teams, Mental Health Resource Centres as well as in specific health related settings. She also has experience of working within the charity sector, for organisations such as ‘ReThink’ and ‘Samaritans’, and in a specialist school. More


Dr Tami Avis

Tami Avis is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist. Tami has a wide range of experience both within the NHS, voluntary and private sector. Her experience in the NHS includes being part of the HIV psychology service at the Royal Free Hospital, which cultivated her interest in working with chronic illness. She has also worked extensively with substance addiction and misuse within an NHS drugs and alcohol service, both with groups and individuals. More


Dr Sara Chaudry

Dr Sara Chaudry is a chartered counselling psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society.

Sara has a broad range of clinical experience derived from working in various contexts including the NHS, private practice, schools and charitable organisations. She has gained a wealth of experience from working with diverse client groups. Her experience includes working with adults, couples, children, adolescents and families.More


Dr Margaret Oakes

Dr Margaret Oakes is a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and chartered with the British Psychological Society. She is also a pilot for a UK airline, flying short- and medium-haul routes in Europe, Africa and Asia. She has clinical experience in primary and secondary care in the NHS as well as in the voluntary sector. Margaret practises cognitive behavioural therapy and Is an advocate of time-limited therapeutic approaches tailored to individual clients.More


Shirah Herman

Shirah Herman trained as a Registered Mental Nurse in 1984 and went on to work in a variety of mental health settings in hospitals, day units, private hospitals and the NHS. She has wide experience of working with children and families. Shirah has an in-depth understanding of mental health issues and has worked with numerous individuals as well as working in a preventative capacity. She has considerable experience with working with people exhibiting addictive behaviour.More


Neil Dickens

Neil Dickens is a Counselling Psychologist (in training). He is currently completing his Doctoral studies at City University, London.

Therapeutically, Neil has worked extensively one-to-one, with couples and with groups. His specialist background includes working with addictive presentations, reflected in his research interests. More


Dr Kate Humphreys

Dr Kate Humphreys is Clinical Neuropsychologist and a Clinical Psychologist and specialises in the effects of brain damage and disease on cognition, emotion and behaviour. She is a chartered member and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Neuropsychology and appears on their Specialist register of Clinical Neuropsychologists, as well as the register of the Health and Care Professions Council that regulates practitioner psychologists. More


Dahlia Verjee

Dahlia is an active business coach and consultant with expertise in judgement and decision-making honed from over 15 years experience gained in the investment banking, trading and investment management industries. She currently coaches across a variety of sectors focused on professionals in highly demanding or extreme environments. More

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