Vivacity Independent Social Work

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Cathleen Long - Multiple Award-Winning Independent Social Worker, Trainer, Functional Fluency, Coach, and Psychotherapist (in advanced clinical training).


  • Independent Social Worker

  • Expert Witness

  • Neurodivergent Trainer

  • Coach

  • Psychotherapist In Advanced Clinical Training


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"It was one of the best training I've ever attended" (Occupational Therapist, NHS Trust).


"Just to say thank you so much for your excellent, thorough and clear report"  


"Wow! This is comprehensive and holistic and joined up like I have never seen before"


"Thank you for your excellent work on our son's report" 


"Cathie Long, the Mary Poppins of Social Work" 


"We found Ms Long to be a thorough, careful and emotionally attuned social worker, who has prepared a detailed and sensitive

report ..." Tribunal Judge, November 2020 


"We therefore find that [name of child] does qualify for services under the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 ... and

we preferred Miss Long’s recommendations for provision ... " Tribunal Judge, July 2023


Recent Achievements 

Co-author of 'Fabricated or Induced Illness and Perplexing Presentations - Abbreviated Practice Guide', May

2022, British Association of Social Workers publication.


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