Our Aim

Welcome to Potent, a company dedicated to publishing and broadcasting Psychology. We aim to facilitate a relationship between the Media and Psychology by providing professional expert analysis that is insightful, accessible and thought-provoking.

Dr Sandra L Wheatley PhD AFBPsS is a Consultant for Potent and as such helps to provide that professional expert analysis.

She has recently (March 2024) completed the British Psychological Society’s course in Media Production Psychology for working in broadcast, film and drama.

Sandra has over three decades experience as a Psychologist. She graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a degree in Psychology and whilst working with the University of Leicester as a Fellow in the Academic department of Psychiatry, was awarded her PhD. She became a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society in 1999 and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society in 2013.

To watch a brief video of her please click on one of the following:
on X (formerly Twitter) for BBC radio 5 Live sharing her expertise and top tips for dealing with difficult and challenging relationships when you’re a stepmom.
on Facebook for British Psychological Society (Official) sharing her anticipate, prevent and defuse strategy when it comes to the Christmas arguments which can arise when tempers are frayed.
on X (formerly Twitter) for British Psychological Society (@BPSOfficial) sharing five tips to stop you from getting pulled into endlessly and mindlessly scrolling through your social media feed.

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