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These are some mental health professionals who could be in your team.

Art Therapist

A therapist who uses a form of psychotherapy using art media as its primary mode of communication.

Care Coordinator

The person who is the organiser of your care, and often a main point of contact for you and your family/carers.

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologists help people with the way they behave and the way they feel and think about things.

Family Therapist

A therapist who helps families to make changes by working with all or parts of your family, listening to different perspectives.

Learning Disability Nurse

A nurse who specialises in working with children and young people with learning disabilities, and their families/carers.

Occupational Therapist (OT) 

A therapist who uses play and other activities to understand and help with feelings and worries.


A doctor with specialist training in child and adolescent mental health. They are also trained in prescribing medications used within CAMHS. The consultant has overall medical responsibility.


A professional who has specialist training in psychoanalytical approaches to the treatment of mental health problems in you and your family.

Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)

A nurse with specialist knowledge of mental health, who works directly with you, and your family/carers.

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

A social worker, registered mental health nurse or occupational therapist who may work with you individually.

Social Worker

A professional with specialist training in child development, family relationships, safeguarding children and child welfare issues, employed by the health service and local authority to work in health.

Support Worker

A person who works directly in supporting you and your family/carers.


We have teaching responsibilities which means that nursing, medical, social work, psychology or occupational therapy students may be present at your interview; if you are not happy with this, please let us know before you arrive – it will not affect your treatment in any way.

Last updated: 14 February, 2019

Coronavirus (COVID-19): We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.