Consultant Health Psychologist
Veronica (Nicky) Thomas is a Consultant Health Psychologist and recently retired as Head of Psychological Services at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospitals Trust (GSTT). She is Consultant health psychologist within Department of Haematology at GSTT Her key areas of interest are sickle cell disease, thalassaemia, and haemophilia, she has specialist experience in the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the management of pain in sickle cell disease. She has lectured on the psychological aspects of sickle cell disease at international conferences for the British Psychological Society, British society for haematology and at the annual sickle cell disease conference in the USA. She holds a PhD in Health Psychology and post-graduate diplomas in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamic Counselling.