Dr Claire Evans-Williams is a Clinical Psychologist, with specialisms in Adult Mental Health and Autism. She received her BA (Hons) from the University of Strathclyde and Doctrate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Glasgow. Two days after her graduation from Glasgow Claire received her Autism diagnosis, aged 32.
The majority of her career has been spent serving the NHS, which she left in March 2017 to develop TAAUK, which was officially launched in August of that year. 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: visiting Lecturer at the School of Medicine, University of St. Andrews (MSc in Global Health Implementation); visiting Clinical Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, University of Stirling (MSc Psychological Research Methods [Autism Research); visiting Lecturer at the School of Medicine, University of Strathclyde (MA Autism) 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 be a Trustee of Scottish Women’s Autism Network (SWAN).
In her spare time, Claire surrounds herself with nature and animals, two passions she has maintained since childhood.