Children & Families

Through Adélie Psychology Catherine provides assessment and intervention in Warwickshire to children, young people and their families where there are concerns about the emotional wellbeing/mental health/behaviour of a child/young person. 

Inclusive

Adélie Psychology work with children and young people regardless of their age, intellectual ability, or who they live with. Catherine is able to adapt interventions for children and young people with a learning disability and/or autism/traits of autism. Catherine can work with parents and families to help when things have got stuck and it feels difficult to have positive interactions. Catherine has experience of working with the following:

Attachment

Attachment difficulties and disorders in birth and foster families where there has been developmental trauma. Adélie Psychology can be commissioned by local authorities and adoption agencies to work with adoptive families and children.  Catherine is an approved provider of DDP informed adoption support for Adoption Central England (ACE).

Infants

Catherine can work with parents to help with the adjustment to a diagnosis of a disability (physical or intellectual) or illness, worries about bonding, and adjusting to becoming a parent.

Pre-school Children

Catherine works with parents and carers of young children where there are concerns regarding feeding, toileting, sleeping, behaviour, and separation anxiety.

Children & Young People

Children and young people who struggle with experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, fears and phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), low self-esteem/self-acceptance, low mood/depression, and anger. 

Tailored

Catherine tailors sessions and therapy to each child, young person and family she works with. We will work together to identify where you would like things to be different and make a plan together to move towards that.

Trusted

As a Clinical Psychologist, Catherine is trained and experienced in using a variety of well researched and evidence-based interventions. The main therapies Catherine uses are Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) informed therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), the Solihull Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Therapeutic Play. For more information about these therapies please see our FAQ.

Dr Catherine Lawrence

Adélie Psychology is an independent Clinical Psychology practice in Warwickshire for children and families run by Dr Catherine Lawrence. Read more about Catherine and Adélie Psychology here.

Early Intervention & Prevention

Intervening early is often the best course of action, even if it’s just to put your mind at rest. Sometimes just having one or two sessions with a Clinical Psychologist can be enough to make changes. Contact us to arrange a free 15 minute telephone consultation to help you decide if you would feel comfortable and confident working with Catherine.