Linda has over 40 years experience in mental health. Her PhD research was with combat veterans: 'The Theatre of War, the Drama of Life.' Her M.Phil is in Dramatherapy and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She is the author of Dramatherapy and PTSD (Jessica Kingsley). In addition to being a Dramatherapist, she is a Registered Nurse, a fully qualified EMDR Practitioner and Registered Psychotherapy Superviser. She is also experienced in safeguarding matters and was a Chair for Serious Case Reviews. She is a Specialist Clinical Adviser for the Care Quality Commission and a trauma therapist for the Police Fire Arms Officer Association.
Her areas of speciality are trauma, combat veterans' psychological health, Eating Disorders, childhood trauma and Employee Assistance Programmes.
She offers training, therapy, PhD mentoring and supervision.