Psychology

Dr Carolyn Webber

BSc, MSc, DClinPsyc

Dr Webber specialises in psychology and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

Her areas of expertise are:

  • Adolescent mental health
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Children age 0 to 11 years
  • Depression
  • Family therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
Leora Zehavi for Chase lodge Hospital - Mill Hill, North West London NW7 2ED

Leora Zehavi

Leora is a Family and Systemic Psychotherapist with over 25 years experience in the NHS and Local Authority. Leora works with children, adolescents and parents who are facing emotional, behavioural and/or relational difficulties.

Leora’s post graduate qualification at the Tavistock Clinic enriched her knowledge and previous expertise as a Principal Social Worker. She has particular expertise in group work, from working at Northgate Clinic, an in patient psychiatric unit for adolescents, for 14 years. Young people admitted had severe difficulties , many having suffered traumas that significantly Impacted on their lives. They taught her about people’s resilience and their courage to face extremely painful issues in their lives.

Since 2008, Leora has worked in the community in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team (CAMHS) and the Services for Children and Adolescents with Neuro developmental conditions (SCAN). She has been working in a multi specialist diagnostic clinic(Eg ADHD and ASD) and is ADOS trained.

Leora supervises a Family Therapy Clinic, providing training to multi-disciplinary professionals. She offers consultation to schools and children centres.

Leora is also a Yoga teacher working in schools and nurseries teaching children yoga. Her experience in Yoga brings a mindful sensitivity that influences her therapeutic clinical practice .

Website: www.butterflyclinic.co.uk

Emma Cohn for Chase lodge Hospital - Mill Hill, North West London NW7 2ED

Emma Cohn

Emma Cohn is an experienced drama therapist and has been responsible for training in this field.

Most recently Emma has devised and facilitated courses for young people in emotional literacy, stress management, parenting and childcare.

Emma currently works in child bereavement delivering workshops and counselling as well as works with children who are experiencing the following:

  • Low self esteem
  • Confidence building
  • Communication difficulties
  • Managing and understanding emotions
  • Relationship struggles
  • Fears, worries and stress.

Emma holds a qualification in drama and movement therapy and is registered with the Health Professions Council.

Creative therapy 4 kids – Creative therapy sessions for children

Children communicate their thoughts and feelings more naturally through play than they do through verbal communication.Creative therapy combines a variety of art mediums and imaginative play to help children explore their feelings and difficulties and to identify solutions which will help them feel better about themselves. Creative therapy is a proven method for supporting children; enabling them to communicate and manage feelings, increase self-esteem, awareness and social skills as well as support the development of their emotional intelligence.Creative therapy can help children with worries, stress, low self-esteem or a lack of confidence, as well as children who are experiencing friendship difficulties, a bereavement or family breakdown. It can also help children who may be finding it difficult to control and cope with their emotions.

Find out more about Creative therapy 4 kids here.

Find out more about Emma here.

Karen Millett for Chase lodge Hospital - Mill Hill, North West London NW7 2ED

Karen Millett

BA MSc CPsychol

Karen qualified as a clinical psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London in 1989. She has worked as Principal Clinical Psychologist at Barnet Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service since 1999.

Her particular areas of interest are:

  • helping parents manage and understand their child’s behaviour
  • using CBT in the treatment of anxiety, phobias, OCD, low self esteem and depression in children and young people
  • working with feeding, toileting or sleeping problems in the under 5 age group
  • helping young people coming to terms with parental separation, divorce and bereavement.
  • assessment and management of ASD and ADHD
  • behavioural and emotional difficulties

Karen also works as part of the butterfly clinic www.butterflyclinic.co.uk, a multi disciplinary team that can work together meeting the needs of the child and family.

Dr Gabrielle Highman for Chase lodge Hospital - Mill Hill, North West London NW7 2ED

Dr Gabrielle Highman

(Clinical Psychologist) DClinPsych; DipSystPr

Gabrielle is a a chartered clinical psychologist who has been working with people suffering from problems like yours for over 10 years. She works in an NHS in-patient adolescent unit with young people and their families, and privately with children, young people and adults.

As a clinical psychologist she has studied a variety of psychological therapies such as behavioural therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, systemic (family) therapy, EMDR and psychodynamic therapy.  This enables her to match which therapeutic approach is best suited to both the problems that clients are struggling with and the clients themselves.

Special interests:

Children and young people: She has a particular interest in working with children and adolescents between the ages of 8-18.

Adults: She has an interest in working with adults suffering from anxiety and/or depression.

She is experienced in working with young people and adults suffering from an eating disorder but do this alongside other professionals, particularly their GP.

Contact details:

Call Chase Lodge and speak to Katie Shaw (020 8358 7128) or email Gabrielle directly on drhighman@mindovermatteruk.co.uk

Website:

mindovermatteruk.co.uk