Dr Catherine Lawrence

Dr Catherine Lawrence

Adélie Psychology

Psychology 30039172

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Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness based CBT

Bupa specialist

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health services

About me

Dr Catherine Lawrence is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who has specialised in working with children, young people and families since qualifying from the Oxford Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology in 2007. She has worked in the NHS for 19 years in a variety of settings as an applied psychologist. Dr Lawrence has worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), a specialist mental health team for looked after and adopted children, with children and young people with a learning disability and autism, and multidisciplinary teams assessing autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Dr Lawrence worked as a Clinical Lead in the NHS for six years before founding her private practice Adélie Psychology. Dr Lawrence enjoys being creative in her work with children and young people and is passionate about helping them develop healthy attachment relationships and improved emotional wellbeing.

Areas of interest

Conditions I work with: attachment difficulties; attachment disorders; adjustment to disability (physical or intellectual); adjustment to illness; worries about bonding; adjusting to becoming a parent; feeding; toileting; sleeping; challenging behaviour; separation anxiety; anxiety; panic attacks; panic; fears; phobias; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; OCD; low self-esteem; low self-acceptance; low mood; depression; anger; bullying; child mental health; adolescent mental health; adult mental health; learning disability; autism; ADHD; adoption support.

Therapies I use: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy informed therapy; DDP; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; ACT; ACT for Adolescents (DNA-V); Compassion Focussed Therapy; CFT; mindfulness; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; CBT; Therapeutic Play; The Solihull Approach.

I also conduct neurodevelopmental assessments for autism and ADHD.

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Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

  • AB076

    Psychology session - remote - (5-50)

  • AB330

    ASD or ADHD assessment - (5-50)

  • AB440

    Neurodiversity Assessment - (1-5)

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