The Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology Clinic provides assessment and treatment of behavioural, social, emotional and learning problems in infants, children, adolescents and their families.
Types of problems include:
- learning difficulties
- developmental difficulties
- behavioural difficulties
- social difficulties
- grief and loss
- anxieties and fears
- reactions to trauma
- family change and adjustment
- family loss or trauma
- child/parent or family conflict.
- Susannah (7) is finding it hard to keep up at school. This may be due to a learning difficulty or some emotional/social issue.
- Tina (15) has been finding it hard to cope with her parent's separation
- Lana (28) is struggling to care for her 2 year old Susanna. The child is not sleeping well and the whole family is finding it hard to cope.
Clinical Psychology Supervisors
Dr Katherine Lawrence is a Clinical Psychologist, lecturer and supervisor at the MPC. She specialises in child, adolescent, and family psychology with particular experience in childhood anxiety and personality disorders in youth.
Dr Nellie Lucas is a Clinical Psychologist, lecturer and supervisor at the MPC. She specialises in working with children and young people. She is interested in attachment focused parenting across childhood and adolescence and also has significant experience in working with young people with emotional regulation difficulties, high risk behaviours and Borderline Personality Disorder.