Child Psychology

Child Psychology is a specialism within the field of clinical psychology. They help infants through to young adults deal with a range of emotional and behavioural issues including anxiety disorders, low-mood and self-esteem.

A clinical psychologist has a minimum of six years training covering a broad academic base as well as the delivery of specific interventions, from birth to older adults. It applies the latest scientific knowledge of understanding and delivering of psychological services. They use this to carry out detailed assessments to formulate an understanding of an individual’s presenting difficulties, taking a holistic approach.

They can then develop a tailor made plan to help them to overcome these. Clinical psychologists work within NICE guidelines (National Institute for Health and Social Care). Registration with the British Psychological Society and the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) is required to become a chartered clinical psychologist.

Our Child Psychologist

Lorraine Mulholland

Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Lorraine is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist specialising in work with children and their families, extending to the young adult range.

Her primary interests include child and family work, preventative approaches in mental health, anxiety disorders, psychological impact of medical conditions, as well as supporting parents in managing young children’s behaviour. Lorraine uses CBT and integrative approaches to therapy, bringing together different elements of specific therapies to suit individual needs.

For further details please contact Lorraine directly on her website.