Dr Lucy Willetts is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Accredited CBT Therapist. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Reading. Lucy worked for 20 years in CAMHS in Berkshire, most recently as Clinical Lead for a specialist anxiety and depression service within the local NHS. In addition, Lucy was Clinical Director of the Berkshire Child Anxiety Clinic, an innovative and successful collaboration between the University of Reading and the local NHS trust, and was involved in the design and implementation of a number of successful treatment programmes and treatment trials for childhood anxiety disorders. Lucy has also trained and supervised a wide range of professionals both in Berkshire and nationally in relation to CBT techniques and childhood psychological disorders. Lucy has a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and young people and has published a number of research papers and several books, including ‘Overcoming your child’s fears and worries’ and ‘Can I tell you about anxiety?’. Lucy now works in private practice and at a local independent school delivering psychological interventions.
Lucy Willetts publishes her debut blog on a Campbell systematic review, which focuses on psychosocial interventions for school refusal with primary and secondary school students.[read the full story...]