Dr Adrienne Eddleston
Child & Educational Psychologist
Dr Adrienne Eddleston is a Chartered Child & Educational and Child Psychologist with a wide range of experience in working with children, young people and their families. Adrienne is committed to finding ways to make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people and to support them in their journey towards greater wellbeing.
Dr Eddleston has worked for over 20 years in Local Authority contexts, across a range of primary, high school, further education and specialist settings. This has involved working with children and young people between the ages of 0-25; liaising with school staff to help to meet their students’ needs; direct work with parents to help resolve their child’s issues at home and at school; providing a range of training for teachers, parents and other professionals.
Adrienne has also worked for a variety of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, which have equipped her with the skills to assess need, recommend and deliver therapeutic approaches aimed at improving the mental health of children and young people.
Adrienne is trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT); Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT); Mindfulness; Narrative Therapy; Solution-Focused Brief Therapy; Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT). She believes in a holistic approach and works collaboratively with clients in order to find the best approaches for them.
In recent years Dr Eddleston has worked in Educational Neuropsychology, focusing on the rehabilitation of children and young people with an acquired brain injury. This involves working closely with the child/ young person, their family and the wider systems supporting them. She has also been an Associate Psychologist for the National Autistic Society, and more recently a Specialist Eating Disorder Therapist.