Board of Directors

“I loved listening to Sue Candy and her explanation on attachment theories.”


Dr Sue Candy – Registered Clinical Psychologist & Managing Director

Dr Sue Candy is a HCPC registered clinical psychologist and is the founder and managing director of Psychology Associates. Dr Sue Candy provides assessment of adults and children primarily in the context of their family. She offers therapy across the life span and has a strong focus on attachment. She previously worked for many years in the NHS providing therapy, assessment and research in obstetrics and gynaecology, learning disability, mental health and parenting. Sue has extensive experience of providing expert psychological evidence to the Courts and specialises in assessments of parenting capacity and attachment. She will also accept referrals for fitness to plead or capacity assessments and complex personal injury cases. She provides training to other professionals in Court report writing and skills. She has a general interest in training, in particular other clinical psychologists and was formerly admissions and examinations tutor at Plymouth University on the South West Clinical Psychology Training Scheme. She offers supervision to other psychologists working within Psychology Associates.

Dr Sarah Mundy – Clinical Psychologist

Dr Sarah Mundy is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist who works within child and parenting services. Dr Sarah Mundy provides psychological services to children and families and has a background in working within CAMHS services with particular expertise in relation to children in care, children at risk of care, and children who have been adopted. She has experience of providing expert psychological evidence to the Courts, consultation to the complex professional systems surrounding children who have experienced abuse and trauma, and supervision to other professionals. Sarah has also worked for the NHS within adult mental health services and the Special Parenting Service. She was involved in assessing and providing therapy to adults with chronic and enduring mental health problems and providing specialist and comprehensive parenting assessments and interventions to families in which at least one parent had a learning disability. She has also managed a service for children who have experienced sexual abuse.

Dr Sarah Mundy provides parenting assessments and assessments of children and young people (0-19). This includes cognitive, psychological and developmental assessment, assessment of attachment and of therapeutic needs. She provides therapy to children, young people and their families, primarily drawing on attachment focused and cognitive behavioural models.

Nicola Elliott

Nicky joined Psychology Associates in 2009 after gaining extensive experience working for a high street bank. Nicky became Finance Director in 2015, and has recently become Psychology Associates’ Business Director. Nicky oversees vital aspects of the company such as finance, training and policies.