Child and Adolescent Psychology

Child and Adolescent Psychology2022-11-18T12:47:39+00:00

Child and Adolescent Psychology

Clinical child and adolescent psychology is a specialty in professional psychology that develops and applies scientific knowledge to the delivery of psychological services to infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents within their social context. Of particular importance to the specialty of clinical child and adolescent psychology is an understanding of the basic psychological needs of children and adolescents, and how the family and other social contexts influence the socio-emotional adjustment, developmental processes, mental and behavioral disorders and developmental psychopathology, behavioral adaptation, and health status of children and adolescents.

The specialty of clinical child and adolescent psychology involves the study, assessment, and treatment of a wide range of interrelated biological, psychological, and social problems experienced by children and adolescents. These include:

  • Treating psychological, cognitive, emotional, developmental, behavioral issues.
  • Biological vulnerabilities.
  • Behavioral, psychologial, mental, emotional, developmental, and family problems.
  • Cognitive deficits.
  • Trauma and loss.
  • Health related problems.
  • Stress and coping related to developmental change.
  • Problems in social context.

Your Therapist

Dr Natalie Walker-Samuel has a PhD in Psychology from The University of Surrey and specialises in Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Dr Natalie Walker-Samuel

Chartered Clinical Psychologist

More Information & How to Book

contact Natalie on 07949243788 or

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