Dr. Catherine Day, DClinPsy; BSc (Hons); CPsychol

(she/her)

About Me

Highly specialist Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years clinical experience, including 10+ years in Cayman. British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Psychologist, Registered Expert Witness and member of the Institute of Psychotherapy & Disability; registered with the CI Health Practice Commission and UK Health Care Professionals Council. Areas of expertise include: • Neuro-developmental conditions (including intellectual disabilities and genetic syndromes, Autism Spectrum Conditions, ADHD) • Disability and Additional Needs (including physical and mental health problems, life-limiting conditions, cognitive and educational needs) • Cognitive impairment including dementia, post-stroke • Attachment, Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex or Developmental PTSD • Harmful sexual behaviour (HSB) in neurodivergent children and young adults I am certified in the following in addition to being EMDR trained: - Certified Theraplay© Practitioner & Trainer (attachment-based play therapy) - Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy & Practice Level 2 trained - Intensive Interaction Certified Practitioner & Mentor/Trainer - Level 1 Clinical Hypnosis & Diploma course in CBT Hypnotherapy - Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS©) group facilitator - Keep Safe© therapeutic programme for Harmful Sexual Behaviour. Certified therapist - Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) trained - ParentAssess© trained, for assessing strengths & concerns in parents with intellectual disabilities

Education & Experience

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Currently completing Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology Trained in a number of trauma and attachment interventions including: EMDR and adapting for neurodivergent clients Modifications of EMDR for Dissociative Disorders. ISSTD. EMDR with Neurodivergence in Play Therapy. Play Therapy Training Resources. International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation certified practitioner training

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

British Psychological Society Board Member Institue of Intensive Interaction Board Member Special Olympics Cayman Islands Member of Special Olympics International Healthy Athletes Global Advisory Panel for mental health Clinical Consultant for Alex Panton Foundation Member of CI National Council for Persons with Disabilities

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Dementia
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Group
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • Seniors

Language

  • English