Clare Killikelly

Licensed Clinical Psychologist


Through my dual role as a researcher and a clinician, I bring effective evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions to my clinical practice. My clinical work combines established best practice interventions along with the latest developments from new and emerging areas of research.


Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed with the Health Care Professionals Council HCPC (UK health care regulatory body)
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Licensed with the Föderation der Schweizer Psychologinnen und Psychologen (FSP), Switzerland
  • Société Suisse de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive  (SSTCC, SGTV), Switzerland 
  • Santésuisse list of approved psychologists 

education background

  • D.ClinPsych in Clinical Psychology, King’s College (UK), 2016
  • Ph.D in Neuroscience, University of Cambridge (UK), 2013
  • M.Phil in Psychology, University of Cambridge (UK), 2010
  • B.A in Psychology, McGill University (Canada), 2009

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Psychologist: 7+ years experience providing assessment and therapeutic intervention.
  • Clare has trained and is licensed in evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Compassion-focused therapy and Narrative therapy.
  • Group Leader at University of Zurich, Switzerland:  Division of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of ZurichHer research group examines the clinical utility and global applicability of the Prolonged Grief Disorder (new in ICD-11).