A private London clinic integrating psychiatry and psychology

Clinical Psychologists & Psychotherapists

Dr Moira Doolan
TBC

Clinical Interests

  • Couples therapy
  • Parenting
  • Family therapy (excluding under 18 years)
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Fees

  • Dr Doolan charges £180 for an hour’s appointment.
  • For self-pay appointments, the Clinic generally requires payment at the time of making a booking.
  • Dr Doolan does not currently accept insurers.
  • Cancellations less than 48 hours ahead of the appointment will be charged at 50% of the fee.

Dr Doolan works with couples, parents, families and individual adults. Her past experience is in private practice and previously in the NHS. Her approach is collaborative and strength based. In addition to using a range of Systemic Psychotherapy models, she has extensive experience using parenting interventions based on social learning theory and attachment theory, often when child behavior problems are of concern. She has a particular interest in working cross culturally.

She is a registered AFT supervisor for Systemic Psychotherapists.

Positions

Private Practice: Couples, families and individuals 1982 - present

National Academy for Parenting Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Research and training positions

  • PPC study (September 2016 -present)
  • KCL Parenting Interventions lead: Frontline SW training programme (August 2014 - August 2016)
  • Supervisor Lead and Academic Tutor for Parenting modality: CYP IAPT (2014
  • National Academy for Parenting Practitioners and National Academy for Parenting Research (April 2007-June 2012 Seconded from SLaM N&S CAMHS)
  • NAPP Head of Evidence Based Programmes (April 2007- October 2009) NAPR Clinical Lead for Interventions and Interventions’ research: SAFE and HCA studies (April 2007-June 2012)
  • Study Co-ordinator: 1997-1999 SPOKES RCT of IY in Primary Schools
  • Research Family Therapist: 1995-1997 RCT of IY in CAMHS settings

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and associated partners

Clinical Leadership and Clinical roles

  • Head of Family Therapy and Professional Advisor for SLAM CAMHS: 2000-2004
  • Consultant Systemic Psychotherapist: National and Specialist CAMHS Conduct, Fostering & Adoption Team. (April 2013-July 2014)
  • Programme Supervisor: Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care Programme , Lewisham CAMHS (July 2012-March 2013)
  • Manager SPOKES team: Delivering Incredible Years (IY) programme for On Track project and PALS RCT 2000-2007
  • Principal Family Therapist/Psychiatric Social Worker: Camberwell Child Guidance (Southwark 1991-1994)
  • Psychiatric Social Worker: Lewisham Child Guidance (1984-91); Camberwell Child Guidance (1978-82)

National programme roles

  • Lead for Family Therapy and Site Consultant: National Pilot- Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care England programme (2004-2007)
  • Lead for National delivery of IY programme for Family Interventions Project (2006-2007)
  • Clinical Supervisor, lecturer and tutor: MSc in Family Therapy (IOP) (2000-2007)
  • Lead for Family Therapy and Site Consultant: National Pilot- Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care England programme (2004-2007)
  • Lead for National delivery of IY programme for Family Interventions Project (2006-2007)
  • Consultant, IY trainer and supervisor: Southwark PEIP (2006-2007)

Trainer: Systemic Family Psychotherapy

  • Clinical Supervisor, lecturer and tutor: MSc in Family Therapy (IOP): 2000-2007
  • Chair, Certificate Course, IFT 1996-97
  • Tutor, Institute of Family Therapy (IFT Certificate)1994-96
  • Tutor, Kensington Consultation Service (Certificate level)1990 & 1991

Social Work: Child Protection and Mental Health

  • Locum Senior Social Worker LB Lewisham (1983-84)
  • Psychiatric Social Worker Adult Mental Health St Giles Hospital (1975-78)
  • Generic Social Worker LB Bromley (1972-74)