Who is in the team?

 

Hello! Nice to meet you.

Below you can get to know a bit about each member of our team across both Derriford Hospital Level 12 and the Child Development Centre. We also often have Trainee Clinical Psychologists and Trainee Children Wellbeing Practitioners working with us too so you may get to meet and work with one of them during your time with us if you are happy to do so.  

 

Dr George Davis

Dr George Davis

Dr Georgina Davis

Role: Service Lead

Site: Child Development Centre and Derriford

Special Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Continence issues, Attachment, Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT), narrative approaches, motivational interviewing, Circle of Security parenting trained facilitator, staff support

Interesting Fact: I am learning Taekwondo.

Derriford Hospital: Level 12 

 

Dr Katy Farrell-Wright

Dr Katy Farrell-Wright

Dr Katy Farrell-Wright

Role: Highly Specialised Clinical Psychologist

Site: Level 12

Special Interests: Trauma, Oncology and Cystic Fibrosis.

Random interesting fact: I used to live in Florida

 

Dr Cheryl Hunter

Dr Cheryl Hunter 

Dr Cheryl Hunter 

Role: Clinical Psychologist

Site: Level 12

Special Interests: Cleft lip and palate, diabetes, narrative and systemic approaches, collaborative working and learning from others, research and service user involvement

Random interesting fact: My favourite animal is the leafy sea-dragon.

 

Emelia Steel

Emelia Steel

Emelia Steel

Role: Placement Student

Site: Level 12

Special Interests: Biopsychosocial approaches, stress, coping and mindfulness. 

Random interesting fact: I watched sea turtles hatch in Sri Lanka!

 

Child Development Centre

 

Dr Debbie Green

Dr Debbie Green

Dr Debbie Green

Role: Clinical Psychologist

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests: Attachment, Cognitive assessments and Neuropsychology, Autism, ADHD, Learning Needs, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic and Narrative informed approaches.

Interesting Fact: I have done several bungee jumps and a skydive!

 

Meghan McCrory

Dr Meghan McCrory

Dr Meghan McCrory

Role: Clinical Psychologist

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests: Psychological assessment and intervention with children and young people with neurodevelopmental conditions and their families. Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), Attachment/parenting, Systemic approaches, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Random interesting fact: My favourite ice cream flavour is mint chocolate chip (because most people dislike it!)

 

 

Dr Emily Lewis

Dr Emily Lewis

Role: Clinical Psychologist

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests

Interesting Fact: 

 

Emily Lewis

Emily Lewis

Emily Lewis

Role: Children and Young People’s Wellbeing Practitioner

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests: CBT and adapting traditional CBT interventions for children with neurological diversity. Working with parents to understand their children’s behavioural needs and learning techniques to support any challenging behaviour.

Interesting Fact: I love swimming in rivers and the sea and when I grow up I’d like to be a mermaid.

 

Lisa Martin

Lisa Martin

Lisa Martin

Role: Children and Young People’s Wellbeing Practitioner

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests: My particular interests as a CWP are problem solving, using creative methods within low-intensity CBT and facilitating shared understanding between children and their parents to help overcome their difficulties.

Interesting Fact: My favourite animal is a bison!

 

Natalie Mullens

Natalie Mullens 

Role: Trainee Children and Young People’s Wellbeing Practitioner

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests: How LI-CBT can be used to help children and young people and how it can prevent long-term mental health issues, as well as using creative methods to adapt standard practices to those with neurodevelopmental difficulties.

Interesting Fact: My favourite flower is a sunflower and one day I would like to have my own sunflower field!

 

Molly Ugalde

Molly Ugalde

Molly Ugalde

Role: Placement Student

Site: Child Development Centre

Special Interests: Gender differences in ADHD and Autism, and responses to psychological interventions. 

Interesting Fact: I have swam with sealions and scuba dived with jellyfish.

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