Ms Yasmin Siddall

Forensic Psychologist

BSc (Hons) MSc QFP (Stage 2) CPsychol AFBPsS HCPC


Based at Doncaster



Ms Yasmin Siddall obtained a First-Class Honours in her BSc Psychology degree at the University of Lincoln in 2002. She also obtained a Merit in her MSc in Criminological Psychology at the University of Birmingham in 2006.  Yasmin went on to qualify as a Forensic Psychologist in 2011 after completing the qualification in Forensic Psychology (Stage 2) with the British Psychological Society. Yasmin is a registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.  She is a Chartered Forensic Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Yasmin is also a member of the EMDR Association UK and Ireland and a Full Member of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST). Yasmin joined NCPS in 2017.


Yasmin has over 12 years of experience of working in NHS mental health services, including the National Women's Secure Hospital, Rampton Hospital.  She has previously also worked at various prisons.  Yasmin has worked with people with a wide range of mental health issues, and has developed specialist skills in working with individuals presenting with the following difficulties: PTSD (including complex PTSD), personality disorder, depression, anxiety, intellectual disabilities, interpersonal and relationship difficulties, violence, experiences of grief and loss, abuse, suicide and self-harm.


In her NHS role, Yasmin often carries our psychological assessments and individual and group therapy.  She also supervises other qualified clinical and forensic psychologists, trainees and assistants, and supports staff developments by teaching and training others, facilitating psychological de-briefs following significant incidents and delivering reflective space group supervisions.  In 2016, Yasmin was trained as a Post-Incident De-briefer by Stephen Regal OBE at the Centre for Trauma, Resilience and Growth.  Yasmin is the Violence Treatment Programme Lead for the National Women's Service at Rampton Hospital. She is also a Co-ordinating Supervisor and Assessor for the BPS Forensic Psychology, and regularly lectures at the University of Lincoln and Nottingham Trent University as a guest lecturer on the psychology undergraduate and postgraduate courses. 


Yasmin is trained and has extensive experience delivering a range of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Focused Therapy (SFT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). As such, she has a good understanding of applying these psychological models to different areas of her work in an integrative way, be it assessment, formulation, or treatment; when working with individuals, or within a team/group/family context. Yasmin believes that developing trusting relationships with her clients is pivotal to success, and she strives to work collaboratively, compassionately, and non-judgmentally with all of her clients.

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