Mary is a systemic psychotherapist with over 30 years’ experience working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). She is registered with UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) and AFT (Association of Family Therapy).
She has worked in a number of CAMHS settings with experience of working for Local Authorities, Education and the NHS.
Mary has extensive experience in working with parents, carers and young people with ADHD, oppositional defiance disorder, anxiety, self-harm and low mood and where families are struggling and at the point of break down. She works with families, couples and individuals and has a particular interest in parenting. She has undertaken specialised parenting training.
Mary has led a specialised multi-disciplinary team for Looked after children and has extensive
experience in working with adoptive parents and foster carers. She has worked as a supervisor and manager for over 25 years and provides supervision and consultation to individuals or groups in work settings.
Chris is a systemic psychotherapist with over 20 years experience working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. He is registered with UKCP and with AFT. Chris is also a registered systemic supervisor with AFT.
Chris began his career as a Psychiatric Nurse working with adults and then moved on to working with children in an inpatient setting and later in the community. Chris is also trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with children and adolescents.
Chris has extensive experience working with young people and their families who
have a variety of difficulties including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, depression and anxiety. He is also experienced in working with the issues that related to adoption.
We have worked together for the past 3 years, working extensively with both couples with relationship difficulties and adult families where there are unresolved difficulties that families may have been struggling with for many years. We also continue to work with parents who have a child with a neurodevelopmental condition offering both parenting advice and a space where families can speak together about family life with a view to improving things at home.