Dr Claire Evans-Williams is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, with specialisms in Adult Mental Health and Autism.
The majority of her career has been spent serving the NHS, which she left in March 2017 to develop a community organisation - "The Autism Academy UK" (TAAUK) - which was officially launched in August.
In her role as Clinical Director for TAAUK, Claire oversees all aspects of assessment, post-diagnostic support, psychological therapy, clinical training and supervision.
In addition, Claire has a number of academic roles, including: Senior Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews School of Medicine; visiting Clinical Lecturer on Learning Disability Needs and Autism at Abertay University; visiting Clinical Lecturer on Psychological Research Methods in Autism at the University of Stirling; and Autism Research Consultant, Clinical Research Supervisor and Investigator at the University of Edinburgh.
Claire writes for a range of clinical/academic journals and other online outlets; contributes to academic, clinical, and professional conferences; and provides independent community and in-patient Autism consultation to a number of NHS boards across Scotland.
Claire is very proud to have recently become a Trustee of Scottish Women’s Autism Network (SWAN), and Editor of Psychological Medicine for MedShr.
In her spare time, Claire surrounds herself with nature and animals, two passions she has maintained since childhood.
Claire received her Autism diagnosis aged 32.