Samuel graduated from the University of Southampton with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Before joining ECHO, he worked in the NHS for seven years and in this time has worked with children, adults, those in inpatient services, those who have intellectual disabilities and those with acquired brain injuries. Before this he worked with people with intellectual disabilities in residential services and also in independent secure services.
Samuel has research interests in treatments for those who may be considered to have a diagnosis of personality disorder and gender differences in suicidality. His clinical interests are in treatment and support for those with severe and enduring mental health conditions and people with complex PTSD. Samuel is also passionate about being involved in community support for individuals who have intellectual disabilities and voluntarily works with third sector agencies to support this. In his free time, Samuel enjoys kayaking, playing golf and the occasional Netflix ‘binge’.