Professional Services

Inside Out Psychology provide a wide range of professional services

Qualified Consultancy

You will receive help from an experienced and fully qualified practitioner

Local Service

Inside Out Psychology provide services from our bases in Wirral and Chester.

Clinical Psychology Services for Chester and Wirral

Inside Out Psychology is an Independent Clinical Psychology Service, owned and run by, Dr Maria Knapp, Chartered Clinical Psychologist.

Maria has a wealth of experience in working with children, young people and adults across a wide range of presenting difficulties affecting psychological well-being, such as:

  • Low mood or depression
  • Stress (including work- or school-related)
  • Anxiety (including specific phobias, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, panic and obsessive compulsive-disorder)
  • Difficulties associated with loss (such as grief, bereavement, separation, divorce, or job loss)
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Appearance issues (including body image, body dysmorphia)
  • Self-esteem/confidence/social skills
  • Health-related concerns, such as living with and managing acute or chronic illness (including pain)
  • Trauma and PTSD

Maria also has specialist expertise in working with psychological difficulties related to the adjustment to, coping with, and/or management of physical health conditions. She has extensive experience of providing support around visible difference, including assessments as part of decision-making for elective surgery (such as cosmetic surgery).

Qualifications and experience

Maria has been qualified as a Clinical Psychologist since 1999 and holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University of Teesside.  She is also an accredited Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is registered as a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society.

Maria’s professional background and experience is in the NHS, with over 17 years’ experience in this setting; 9 years at Consultant level.  She now works full-time with Inside Out Psychology as an independent Clinical Psychologist.

Get in touch

Contact information

Appointments are available in our bases in Birkenhead, Wirral and in Upton, Chester.

07791 513 091
maria@insideoutpsychology.co.uk
The Foundry, Marcus
St, Birkenhead CH41 1EU