Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Jeremy’s career began in residential childcare in London and developed through social work within multidisciplinary CAMHS in Liverpool to working in South Staffordshire and Birmingham. He qualified as a social worker in 1988 and completed his training in child psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London in 2004 , during which he attended the fostering and adoption and infant mental health workshops for two years each respectively. He has long held inter-related interests in trauma; complex mental health difficulties; children within the care system and infant mental health.
Jeremy has achieved reliability in an attachment -based assessment approach named ‘The Meaning of the Child in the Mind of the Parent’ , developed by Dr Ben Grey at the Cambridge Centre for Attachment and accredited by Roehampton University. He has also completed additional training in clinical supervision and short -term psychoanalytic psychotherapy (STPP).
Jeremy is a member of the Association of Infant Mental Health (UK), the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists and is a full member the Association of Child Psychotherapists.
He has served as an elected member of the Training Council and Training Development Group of the Association of Child Psychotherapists for the last three years and is an external assessor for the clinical training in child psychotherapy at the Birmingham Trust for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.
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