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Research interests

  • Mental Health research including children and adolescents, personality disorders and the impact of trauma
  • Children in the care system 
  • Demographic factors, such as sex, level of education and previous occupation,  affecting cognitive deficits in Alzheimer's Disease
  • Developmental - autism, looked after children
  • Using robots with children with autism


Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Trial Manager with experience of working on NIHR  funded research investigating interventions to help: improve the social skills of children with ASD (using Kaspar the robot); depression in adolescents; foster carers increase mentalization leading to better outcomes for the Foster carer, the children they care for and better relationships with these children.  


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