Call us on: 07733 274 522 or 07920 501 141
Call us on: 07733 274 522 or 07920 501 141

Clinical Psychologist

Claire Beale

Claire Beale is a Clinical Psychologist with additional training in Paediatric Neuropsychology. She has a BSc in Psychology from Durham University (2000) and an MSc in Developmental Psychopathology from Durham University (2003). She was awarded a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Lancaster University in 2007 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical from University College London (UCL) in 2013.

Clinical Psychologist

Nicola Burton

Nicola Burton qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2011. Prior to this she worked in the NHS for 6 years and at Newcastle University for 2 years as part of the Autism Research Group. She has also worked for the National Autistic Society (NAS) with both children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Since qualifying Nicola has worked as a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) before moving to private practice.

She has a special interest in attachment and trauma and she has undertaken further training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). She also has a special interest in ASD and she completed her Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) training in 2006. Nicola has been part of the CAMHS Social Communication Assessment Team (SCAT) since qualifying, and she coordinated the assessment team in 2016.

Clinical Psychologist

Helen Young

Helen Young qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2004. She previously worked in the NHS for ten years, the latter seven as a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, before making the transition into private practice.

She has a special interest in attachment and trauma, and has previously been responsible for developing adoption support services for those families caring for children with attachment difficulties. She is trained as a Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapist (DDP) and is interested in supporting children and families to understand and find ways to overcome emotional and behavioural difficulties.

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Child Psychiatry UK is a private practice of medical specialists who deliver high quality care to young people with mental health and emotional problems.

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Patient Testimonials

“Our teenage son had been struggling for a while with low mood and anxiety. Dr Westgarth put our son at ease from the first assessment and as a family we felt that he did an excellent job in unpicking the problem. Dr Westgarth’s clear explanations and lovely manner helped our son to begin to come to terms with his difficulties. Feeling that he was understood by a professional and receiving a diagnosis of social phobia helped our son to understand that this was something he could recover from. He was very comfortable working with Dr Westgarth and we have seen big improvements in his mood and motivation. We would highly recommend Dr Westgarth’s Service.”

Parent of a teenage boy with social phobia

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