ABOUT US

 
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Dr Kristin Bohn (Clinical Psychologist)

Dr Kristin Bohn is an experienced and highly specialist Chartered Clinical Psychologist who has been working with people with eating disorders for the past 18 years. Kristin has extensive experience working in specialist NHS eating disorder centers, in private practice, and at the Centre for Research on Eating Disorders at Oxford (CREDO). 

After gaining her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Konstanz in Germany, Kristin moved to the UK and worked as a Therapist and Senior Research Clinician at the Centre for Research and Eating Disorders at Oxford (CREDO).  During her time at CREDO Kristin completed a Research Doctorate (DPhil) at Oxford University, focusing on the devastating impact that eating disorders have on sufferer’s lives. Following on from her work at CREDO, Kristin gained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) at Royal Holloway University of London.  

Whilst working at CREDO Kristin contributed to the development of Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E).  Kristin is a co-author of the CBT-E treatment manual for clinicians.  She has also contributed to the creation of a web-based CBT-E training programme for clinicians. Kristin has extensive experience training and supervising clinicians in the use of CBT-E.  She has worked with eating disorder teams within the NHS and in Ireland. 

Kristin’s doctoral research at Oxford led to the creation and the development of the Clinical Impairment Assessment (CIA), a self-report measure now routinely used in NHS eating disorder services and in clinical settings abroad. Kristin regularly gives workshops and lectures on eating disorders and their treatment.

Kristin is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).  She is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).  

Dr Camille Poirier (Counselling Psychologist)

Dr Camille Poirier has extensive experience working within specialist eating disorder services as well as general mental health settings. Having lived in both the U.S. and France, she moved to the U.K. to complete her Psychology Degree at Durham University, followed by a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from the University of East London. She received training and supervision in CBT-E by the founding Centre for Research on Eating Disorders (CREDO) at Oxford University.

Camille has treated patients in both inpatient and outpatient NHS multidisciplinary settings and is passionate about supporting and empowering individuals with fully overcoming their eating disorder. 

Camille has a particular interest in working with the student population. She has close links with Oxford University and has provided training and workshops with the university’s student mental health and welfare services. 

Camille is registered with the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC). 

Dr Julia Bouska (Clinical Psychologist)

Dr Julia Bouska is a Clinical Psychologist, specialising in the treatment of eating disorders. Julia has over ten years of experience, working within specialist eating disorder services throughout the UK.

Julia has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Developmental Psychopathology, both from the University of Durham. After completing her Masters degree, Julia then gained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manchester. She currently supervises doctoral students at Oxford University, who are training to become Clinical Psychologists.

Julia has extensive experience of delivering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy-Enhanced (CBT-E) to people with eating disorders, and she is passionate about supporting people to overcome their eating problem. Julia has received training and supervision in CBT-E from the Centre for Research on Eating Disorders (CREDO) at Oxford University.  She also has a keen interest in the impact of childhood trauma on psychopathology in adulthood.

Julia is registered with the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC).