Dr J. Myanthi Lennox
- Position: Principal Clinical Psychologist
Dr J. Myanthi Lennox BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, DclinPsy, is a Principal Clinical Psychologist. Prior to joining the team at Maudsley Health, she was a Principal Clinical Psychologist at the Traumatic Stress Clinic, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in London, which is a specialist service that provides treatment for those experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex-Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD).
Dr Lennox has over fifteen years’ experience in both research and clinical settings. A key theme of Dr Lennox’s published research has been on improving the provision of care in clinical mental health settings and on improving the longer-term mental wellbeing of those who have had difficult childhood experiences. Clinically, she has spent several years specialising in the treatment of psychological trauma and anxiety disorders. During this time, she has worked across several National and Specialist Services within the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. These included services that specialise in the treatment of PTSD and C-PTSD, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar and Related Disorders and Perinatal Services.
Dr Lennox completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DclinPsy) at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to this, she completed her PhD in Psychology at the Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, IoPPN, King’s College London. She also holds an MSc in Research in Psychology from the University of Oxford, and a BSc (Hons) in Experimental Psychology from the University of Bristol.
Dr Lennox has completed further post qualification specialist training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for a range of clinical presentations, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She is also a trained EMDR Therapist (UK and Europe).
Dr Lennox provides clinical and professional supervision to licensed and trainee Clinical Psychologists.
Whilst based in Abu Dhabi, she remains as a Clinical Tutor and Research Supervisor on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme at the IoPPN, King’s College London and holds Honorary Clinical contracts with both the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in London.