Alison Roy M. Psych Psych, MACP, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist MBACP
Alison Roy is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and has been working as a psychotherapist for 20 years. Her work focuses on the deep significance of early attachments and the impact of trauma and loss on personality development and the capacity to develop and maintain healthy relationships.
She is the co-founder and Clinical Lead for the CAMHS and East Sussex Post Adoption mental health service – AdCAMHS, and has written a book all about Adoption (A For Adoption).
She works independently in private practice specifically in the area of parental relationships and adoption in addition to her NHS work.
Previously she was the director of Communications for the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) and the editor for the ACP Bulletin, she was also the Director of a Community arts project called Generations Arts Project and edited a youth magazine. She contributes regularly to main-stream media on topics relating to emotional wellbeing and mental health.