Children and young people's psychological services 

Psychological support is an important part of the overall care for children, young people and families.

Psychological services are an integral part of the clinical teams at UCLH. The team of clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists offer comprehensive psychological support to children, young people and families under the care of all specialties.

We offer specialist outpatient psychological therapies to suit each individual
The service offers innovative and award winning programmes as part of the weight management clinic, the diabetes service and the adolescent chronic fatigue and chronic pain service. Specialist neuropsychological assessments are offered to support education care plans. 

Conditions treated

Clinical psychologists and psychotherapists offer support to children young people and families 

  • Coping with diagnosis and medical treatment
  • Food aversion and eating difficulties
  • Communication difficulties with the hospital team or within the family
  • Depression, anxiety and lack of self-esteem
  • Behavioural problems

Comprehensive assessments are offered to all young persons presenting with acute psychiatric disorders throughout UCLH. 

Children and young people are seen by the psychiatry team for acute psychological problems for assessment and on-going support.

We meet with children, young people and their families before and during inpatient admissions.

After the admission we offer ongoing out-patient appointments for children, young people and families attending UCLH out-patient clinics or we can arrange for you to be seen by your local psychological service.

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 Contact details

Children and young people's psychological services
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing
Lower Ground Floor
235 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BU

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 3447 9086
Email: alexandra.campbell@uclh.nhs.uk

Service manager - Aurelia Neumark
Telephone: 020 3447 7790
Email: Aurelia.Neumark@uclh.nhs.uk

 Patient testimonials

"I am so grateful to you all, you have supported our differences - this is a unique space."

"The group is amazing and should be open to other teenagers.....THANK YOU!!"