Our Clinical Team

Our multi-disciplinary team offer specialised services in the areas of Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy

Clinical Input

All behavioural reports are informed by our clinical team.  They are instrumental in developing BSP’s, Practice Guidelines, ABA plans and reviews of all Incident Reports.  They work directly with the social care staff in our centres in relation to promoting the most appropriate response for our children.  As an additional service we also provide the following wide range of assessments:

·        Occupational Therapy

·        Speech and Language Therapy

·        Cognitive Assessment

·        Cognitive and Adaptive Assessment

·        Cognitive and Dyslexia Assessment

·        Emotional Behavioural Assessment

·        Parenting Capacity Assessment

·        Autism Spectrum Diagnosis (ASD)   Assessment

·        Screen for comorbidity issues

·        Psychology Therapy Intake/Initial Consultation

·        Individual Psychology Therapy Session

·        Therapeutic Intervention (Half Day)

Our multi-disciplinary team offer specialised services in the areas of Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy

individualised and in-depth assessment of a client’s needs and provides individualised therapy programmes which are devised in conjunction with our social care teams to meet the child’s goals and to help the child to reach their potential.

  • All assessments are carried out by fully qualified and registered mental health professionals.
  • All assessments are valid and recognised by the HSE, TUSLA, DOE and all relevant Government bodies.
  • Immediate service, no waiting lists.

Social Care Teams

All of our social care workers, team leaders and centre managers are fully qualified.  Our teams engage in on-going and compulsory professional development.  All of staff have the following in-house training:

  • Our CBT Model of Care
  • ABA Behavioural Support
  • MAPA
  • Trauma and Attachment – In a social care setting.
  • Professional Boundaries
  • Professional Report Writing
  • Child Protection

·        Parenting Capacity Assessment

·        Autism Spectrum Diagnosis (ASD)   Assessment

·        Screen for comorbidity issues

·        Psychology Therapy Intake/Initial Consultation

·        Individual Psychology Therapy Session

·        Therapeutic Intervention (Half Day)

Dr Dennis Ougrin

Dr Dennis Ougrin

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr Ougrin graduated from a medical school in Ukraine in 1998 and came to England to undertake his post-graduate training. He completed his higher training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Guy’s and Maudsley and is currently a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist leading Supported Discharge Service at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Ougrin is also a clinical senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. Dr Ougrin leads a programme of information exchange between the UK and Ukraine. His main professional interests include prevention of Borderline Personality Disorder and effective interventions for self-harm. Dr Ougrin is the author of Therapeutic Assessment, a novel model of assessment for young people with self-harm. He is the chief investigator of a randomised controlled trial of Supported Discharge Service versus Treatment as Usual in adolescents admitted for in-patient care and a principal investigator of a randomised controlled trial comparing intensive mental health intervention versus usual social care in Looked After Children. Dr Ougrin also works on developing a modular psychotherapeutic intervention for self-harm and on understanding the pathophysiology of self-harm in young people.

Louis

Masters of Science  in Applied Behavior Analysis and Certified Behaviour Analyst
Louise has a Masters of Science with Distinction in Applied Behavior Analysis.She is also a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board. I have a number of years of experience working as a Behaviour Analyst with children and young adults with an Intellectual Disability.

Louise has experience working with clients who engage in challenging behaviour.  I am passionate in my professional career to follow guidelines of best practice and best support my clients to reach their highest potential.

Jade

Registered psychologist and accredited psychotherapist (Reg Psychol. Ps.S.I, MIACP)
Jade is a registered psychologist and accredited psychotherapist (Reg Psychol. Ps.S.I, MIACP) with experience working in a number of areas including children, adolescents, young adults, acquired brain injury and psychiatric services.She has a keen interest in autism and challenging behaviour, in particular in relation to psychotherapeutic supports, knowledge and psychoeducation available for parents and carers of children who have a diagnosis of autism. Jade has worked within the area of special needs education supporting children and adolescents with a diagnosis of autism and challenging behavior and has also delivered presentations and workshops in this area. Jade has experience and interest in training and education and delivers and designs workshops and courses. Jade is also the Acting Programme Leader on the BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy with PCI College.