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Rachel is an experienced Clinical Psychologist, with 15 years of NHS experience and 10 years of working as a psychologist in various children’s services and settings, including Child & Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS), children’s social care, schools, and specialist paediatrics.
Rachel did her undergraduate psychology degree at University College London (UCL) and later went on to complete her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, including completing her doctoral research into childhood trauma. She also has a post-graduate qualification in Supervision of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for children and young people.
Rachel’s special interests include working with children, adolescents and families, particularly where there are complex difficulties in the life of a young person or family. She uses a variety of therapy models and approaches depending on the needs of the child and family, but has particular expertise and interest in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based approaches, and working with parents and family systems. She has also recently been on training to develop her interest in attachment-based therapy approaches.
Areas of interest
Child & Adolescent Mental Health;
Children, Young People & Families;
Childhood Anxiety and Depression;
Childhood Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties;
Parent Mental Health;
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT);
Mindfulness Based Approaches;
Working with Schools; School and Educational Difficulties;
Impact of Physical Health/ Illness on Children & Families
- PA to Dr Rachel Mahoney
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Psychologist, Ealing CAMHS (West London Mental Health Trust).
Child & Adolescent Mental Health
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Kings College London 2007
- PGCert CYP-IAPT / CBT Supervision Kings College London 2014
- BSc Hons Psychology University College London (UCL) 2001
Affiliations / memberships
Chartered Psychologist with British Psychological Society (BPS);
BPS Division of Clinical Psychology;
BPS Faculty of Children, Young People & Families;
BPS CYPF Independent Practitioners Network;
Registered Psychologist with Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC);