Clerkin Psychology Services

Clerkin Psychology Services Ltd was formed by Dr Colin Clerkin in 2001. We offer psychological assessment, therapy, coaching and training in response to needs identified by our clients, who clearly have valued the high standards of service offered as we have gone from strength to strength over the years.

The team is supported by Maria Stokes, Dr Clerkin’s Personal Assistant. Maria will be most callers’ first point of contact with the team. She will manage your enquiry thoughtfully and confidentially.

Dr. Colin Clerkin

Clinical Psychologist and Owner

Dr Colin Clerkin has a Psychology Bachelor’s degree and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wales, Bangor. He is an HCPC-Registered Clinical Psychologist (Registration Number PLY04250), a Chartered Member & Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and an EMDR Europe Accredited EMDR Practitioner. He has also completed Executive Coaching training with the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Colin is an experienced therapist, with nearly 30 years experience as a clinical psychologist in both the NHS and privately. Colin started Clerkin Psychology Services Ltd in 2001, leaving the NHS in 2004 to go full-time into private practice. He offers assessment, therapy, consultation and training to the public, local businesses, insurance companies, and solicitors.

Dr Clerkin introduced Coaching to his services in 2006. He has completed Masters Level training in Executive Leadership and Mentoring with the Institute of Leadership and Management.

He has been an Honorary Lecturer on the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Course at the University of Wales, Bangor,  lecturing on Private Practice.

Since beginning his clinical training in 1991, he has conducted assessments and therapy with young people and adults referred for a wide range of physical, emotional and behavioural difficulties.


Instructions / Referrals Considered

Clerkin Psychology Services Ltd offers therapy to individuals, children and adults presenting with a range of difficulties, either self-referred or referred via medical agencies. Dr Clerkin is registered as a Service Provider with AXA PPP Healthcare, Aviva, PruHealth and a number of other agencies.

We are happy to consider instructions from solicitors or case management companies for therapy relating to psychological trauma following road traffic accidents or similar traumatic experiences, subject to agreement of terms.

If you wish to discuss any questions you might have prior to taking forward a referral, please feel free to contact Dr Clerkin for a free consultation.

For a Curriculum Vitae for Dr Clerkin, please click here: Colin’s CV 2014




Colin is easy to talk to, understanding and gets to the root of issues in a supportive environment. I cannot recommend him enough.” PB, Chester


Visit Us

Clerkin Psychology Services Ltd
The Consulting Rooms
Red Hill House,
Hope Street
Chester, CH4 8BU

Contact Us

(01244) 677010