Dr Linda Fisher
CBT Therapist and Lead for Mindfulness- and Compassion-Based Approaches
Dr Fisher is a BABCP accredited CBT Therapist and teaches Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to patients with persistent mouth and face pain. Dr Fisher is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Dr Fisher is the Lead for Mindfulness- and Compassion-based approaches in the Departments of Dental Psychology and Oral Medicine at Guy’s Hospital.
Dr Fisher is currently the GSTT representative for the Mindfulness for All programme, a King’s Health Partner’s initiative providing free Mindfulness- and Compassion-based practices for both staff and patients across Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital, South London and Maudsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College, London.
Dr Fisher worked as a nurse in the NHS before studying with the Open University. She obtained an MSc in Health Psychology (Distinction) at City University, London in 2000 and was awarded a PhD in Psychology Applied to Medicine in 2009 by King’s College, London after completing a research training fellowship for Allied Health Professionals with the Department of Health.
Demartini, B., Batla, A., Petrochilos, P., Fisher, L., Edwards, M. J., & Joyce, E. (2014). Multidisciplinary treatment for functional neurological symptoms: a prospective study. Journal of Neurology, 261(12), 2370–2377.
Saifee, T. A., Kassavetis, P., Pareés, I., Kojovic, M., Fisher, L., Morton, L., Foong, J., Price, G., Joyce, E. M., & Edwards, M. J. (2012). Inpatient treatment of functional motor symptoms: A long-term follow-up study. Journal of Neurology, 259(9), 1958–1963.