Melanie Claxton

Profession: Clinical Psychologist

Client groups: Children, Adolescents, Parents, Families

Legal area of expertise: Family, Criminal and Civil Law

Rates/funding: Dr Claxton accepts both legal aided and privately funded cases.

Profile: Dr Claxton has worked in the field of mental health for 12 years, completing her first post at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Since qualifying as a clinical psychologist, she has specialised in the area of children, adolescents and families. At present, she works in a specialist adolescent service for young people with complex needs and she is an associate lecturer on UCL’s clinical psychology doctoral programme. Prior to her current posts, Dr Claxton was employed in the London Infant and Family Team, undertaking court assessments and interventions with child victims of abuse who were subject to care proceedings and prepared reports for the Court and contributed to placement recommendations. Since qualifying, Dr Claxton has completed trainings in a variety of specialist approaches to parenting, including mentalisation-based approaches, Circle of Security and the cutting-edge Video Interaction Guidance. In addition to her NHS commitments, Dr Claxton undertakes expert witness work in the area of Family and Ciminal Law.

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