All our therapists are Full Members of the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP).
Ms Becky Wylde BA PGDip MACP
Becky Wylde works in Kenilworth and Leamington, Warwickshire.She is a senior child and adolescent psychotherapist and parent infant psychotherapist and supervisor. She was the clinical lead for Nor PIP – a charity offering parent/infant psychotherapy to struggling parents in Northamptonshire. Before this she worked for many years in CAMHS, specialising in work with adopted children and children in the looked after system.
She teaches the infant observation seminar for WIMP (Jungian training) and has taught the young child observation seminar for the Birmingham Trust for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (BTPP) where she trained.
Becky runs an independent practice from Kenilworth and Leamington. She works with children, young people, parents and parents with infants where there are emotional difficulties, mental health problems and difficulties in relationships within families. She works with families with post-adoptive attachment difficulties and developmental trauma. She also offers supervision and consultation to professionals and professional teams.
Ms Judith Golberg BSc PGCert PGDip MACP
Judith Golberg is in independent practice in Kenilworth, Warwickshire.She is a senior child and adolescent psychotherapist with 8 years experience in NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and 5 years experience in private practice and has worked in mental health services for over 20 years. She works with children (birth to 18+) together with their parents and carers as well as young adults up to 25. Additionally, she has specialist training and experience in working with young children under 5 and their families and with children with learning disabilities and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She has also completed an additional training in supervising therapeutic work with children. More information at her website:
Warwick Child Psychotherapy
Mrs Lucy Mills BA PG Dip MACP
Lucy Mills is in independent practice in Birmingham.Lucy has 18 years of working therapeutically with children and young people in NHS in-patient and out-patient settings, and became a fully qualified Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in 2007. She has been working for 9 years within the Community CAMHs Team in Birmingham. Lucy is now working independently in the private sector and in private practice in South Birmingham. Lucy has a great deal of experience of working with children, young people and their families with a wide spectrum of different emotional, behavioural, neuro-developmental and mental health difficulties. This can include individual therapy for the child or young person but may also involve offering therapeutic support to parents and carers. Lucy has experience in providing teaching and supervision both to trainee child psychotherapists and other professionals working with troubled children and young people. More information at her website:
Lucy Mills therapy
Mrs Tess Bailey-Sayer B.Ed. (Hons Cantab) PGDip MACP
Tess Bailey-Sayer is a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in independent practice in Shrewsbury.She has over thirty years’ experience of working with children, young people and families, and most recently has spent thirteen years working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services across the West Midlands. Tess has experience in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy as well as clinical assessment and treatment for children, young people and parents. She is able to offer brief psychotherapy, long term or intensive psychotherapy for children and young people. Where a child or young person is not able or willing to engage in treatment, Tess offers parent consultation as a means of supporting the family. More information at her website:
Sea Change Psychotherapy
Mr Paul Lennon, BSC (Econ), P.G Cert, PG Dip, MACP
Paul Lennon currently holds consultancies in two special schools and a residential children’s home and runs a private practice in south Birmingham.
Paul Lennon is a graduate of the London School of Economics (LSE) and was working in teaching and pastoral work in education before beginning the 6 year training in child & adolescent psychotherapy at the NHS Tavistock Clinic and the Birmingham Children’s hospital.
He has 15 years’ experience of working in the child, adolescent and family mental health and psychotherapy field. He has experience of working with children and adolescents across the range of mental health, emotional-behavioural and developmental difficulties. He has worked in the NHS in a Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), an in-patient adolescent unit, a forensic setting and therapeutic communities. He has extensive experience of working in special schools and residential homes and offering on-going consultation to teaching and residential care teams in these specialist contexts. He has worked in severe and moderate learning disability and autistic spectrum special schools and the Mulberry Bush therapeutic community school; an internationally recognised leader in the specialist treatment of traumatised children with severe emotional, social and behavioural difficulties and attachment disorders.
He has been a member of the Senior Management Team of a large residential school and a forensic therapeutic community. He has held the post of Deputy Head and Clinical Manager of a Psychology and Therapies Department and has worked as consultant to school senior management teams to think about organisational dynamics and facilitate senior staff in thinking about their leadership and management.
Mrs Philippa Boulter BSc MSW PGDip MACP
Philippa Boulter works in independent practice in Worcester.
Philippa Boulter is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with over 28 years’ experience of working with children, young people and families including 19 years working in the National Health Service’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. She is experienced in working with children and young people aged from 0-25 with a range of difficulties. She has specialised throughout her career in working with children and young people who have suffered developmental trauma and who are in the care system.
Philippa also provides psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy for adults.
For a number of years she has had a small private practice which she operates from a comfortable therapeutic space in the Claines/Barbourne area of Worcester.
She has extensive experience of providing clinical supervision for other clinicians working with children including psychologists, social workers, counsellors and trained and training child psychotherapists. She is also experienced in providing consultation to organisations including schools, children’s centres, children’s homes and adoption and fostering social workers and she presently provides the psychological consultancy to the Family Nurse Partnership in Worcestershire and to Foundation Fostering.
Philippa trained in Birmingham at the Birmingham School of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, completing the rigorous 6 year training
Mrs Eva Shehu Whitefield BSc PGDip MACPEva Shehu Whitefield works in independent practice in Worcester. Further information can be found on her entry on Counselling Directory:
Counselling Directory: Eva Shehu-Whitefield
The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)
The ACP is a professional body for psychoanalytic child and adolescent psychotherapists in the UK.
The ACP is responsible for training and practice standards for its members and provides information to the public about child psychotherapy.