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Clare Grey

Job title Lead Psychotherapist and Service Manager

Area of expertise

· Persistent Physical Symptoms such as chronic fatigue, chronic pain, PoTS and IBS

· Functional Neurological Disorders; dissociative seizures, functional weakness, movement disorders.

· Neurological disorders (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson Disease, Epilepsy, Tourettes Syndrome) with secondary mood disorders such as anxiety and depression.

· Special interest in CBiTS and Habit Reversal Therapy for the management of Tourettes, Tics and Functional Tic disorders


Clare Grey is the Lead Psychotherapist and Manager for the Persistent Physical Symptoms Service at Maudsley NHS Trust. She has worked with long-term conditions as well as medically unexplained symptoms and Tic disorders at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Maudsley Hospital.

Clare has also worked at the national INPUT Pain Management Service at St Thomas’ Hospital London, during which time she worked with patients with chronic pain alongside secondary mental health difficulties.

She works with the age span of adolescents to older adults.


· O’Connell, N; Watson, G; Grey, C; Pastena, R; McKeown, K; & David T.S. (2019) Outpatient CBT for Motor Functional Neurological Disorder and Other Neuropsychiatric Conditions: A Retrospective Case Comparison. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. Special Issue.

· Grey, C& Jamani, N: (2009) Images are related to pain related fear and have an impact on avoidance of pain related feared activity. In particular, the impact vividness of an image had on avoidance of feared activity, memory also impacting on the vividness of an image. British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2009 (London)

· Grey, C; Giannakopoulou; Barker, S; (April 2007) Evaluation of the 1-month and 9-month follow-up component of the INPUT pain management program. The British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2007 (Glasgow)

· Kothari, S; Mahmood, A.; Grey, C; Giannakopoulou, G; (2006 Sept) Audit of visits to the GP pre and post INPUT PMP. European Journal of Pain 8 Suppl 1 p.221

· Kothari, S, Mahmood, A, Grey, C& Giannakopoulou, C (2005) Review of pain medication following inpatient pain management programme.10th National Conference on Pain Management Programmes, Sep 2005.

· Edworthy, J, Hellier, E J, Lambell, N, Grey, C,Aldrich, K & Lee, A (2004) Linguistic and location effects in compliance to pesticide warning labels. Human Factors, 46(1), 11-31

· Edworthy, J, Hellier, E J, Lambell, N, Grey, C, Aldirch, K & Lee, A (2002) The effects of linguistic expression and location of safety information on compliance to pesticide labels. In: D de Waard, K Brookhuis, J Moraal & A Tofetti, Human Factors in Transportation, Communication, Health, and the Workplace, 435-444. Shaker Publishing.

· Tytherleigh, M.Y. Webb, C. & Grey, C. Sep 2002 ‘Occupational stress in higher education: a UK nationwide study’, presented at Work and Stress Conference, Edinburgh

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