Caryn Onions Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist The Mulberry Bush School www.mulberrybush.org.uk OXPIP (Oxfor...
How did I get to do this job? Work experience before Brunel Clinical psychology or child psychotherapy? Post-grad work  Po...
Training Courses The Association of Child Psychotherapists www.childpsychotherapy.org.uk Graduate entry  Clinical doctorat...
Pre-training requirements 2 years Honours degree Pre-clinical MA based on 2 year infant observation Substantial work exper...
Clinical Training 4 Years 4 year NHS funded post Linked to a training school Personal analysis 4 x week
<ul><li>Day in the life – NHS </li></ul><ul><li>9.15  New patient assessment </li></ul><ul><li>11.00  Pre-school aged chil...
Reasons for referral Separation difficulties  Attachment disorders & relationship problems Depression & self harm Effects ...
Types of Work Children fostered or adopted Attachment difficulties Parent-infant psychotherapy Working in schools Working ...
What’s good and not so good NHS & job situation? Personal satisfaction Fascinating caseload Can be emotionally draining Hu...
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Pyschology Uncovered 2010 - Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist

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  1. 1. Caryn Onions Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist The Mulberry Bush School www.mulberrybush.org.uk OXPIP (Oxford parent-infant project) www.oxpip.org.uk
  2. 2. How did I get to do this job? Work experience before Brunel Clinical psychology or child psychotherapy? Post-grad work Post –grad training NHS & voluntary sector work
  3. 3. Training Courses The Association of Child Psychotherapists www.childpsychotherapy.org.uk Graduate entry Clinical doctorate level training Other non-NHS trainings Non-regulated profession HPC
  4. 4. Pre-training requirements 2 years Honours degree Pre-clinical MA based on 2 year infant observation Substantial work experience Personal suitability Personal analysis Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check
  5. 5. Clinical Training 4 Years 4 year NHS funded post Linked to a training school Personal analysis 4 x week
  6. 6. <ul><li>Day in the life – NHS </li></ul><ul><li>9.15 New patient assessment </li></ul><ul><li>11.00 Pre-school aged child plus mother </li></ul><ul><li>12.30-2.00 Team meeting over lunch </li></ul><ul><li>2.30 Admin </li></ul><ul><li>3.00 8 year old fostered boy in 2 x weekly therapy </li></ul><ul><li>4.00 14 year old self harmer 1 x weekly </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reasons for referral Separation difficulties Attachment disorders & relationship problems Depression & self harm Effects of physical, emotional and sexual abuse Eating problems PTSD Bereavement & loss The list is endless…………
  8. 8. Types of Work Children fostered or adopted Attachment difficulties Parent-infant psychotherapy Working in schools Working in hospitals (paeds, eating disorders, SCBU) Parent-child work Court work & expert witness work for LA Working in residential settings Consulting to other child professionals
  9. 9. What’s good and not so good NHS & job situation? Personal satisfaction Fascinating caseload Can be emotionally draining Huge variety of places to work – statutory and voluntary sector

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