Dr Gerard McCarthy

Consultant Profile

Name: Dr Gerard McCarthy
Qualifications: B.Sc. University of Durham; Ph. D. Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London; Dip. Clin..Pschol., University College London & North West Thames RHA
Specialities: Child, Adolescent & Family Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research Interests: Parent-child attachment problems; parenting difficulties; emotional and behavioural problems in infants and preschool children (0-5); child and adolescent conduct problems; anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adolescents.
Year Qualified: 1991
Appointments NHS: 1998-2002 Consultant Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Avon & Wiltshire NHS Trust 2002-2007 Consultant Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Gloucestershire NHS Partnership Trust
University Posts: Research Scientist & Hon. Clinical Psychologist, MRC Unit, Institute Of Psychiatry, Kings College, London
Membership of National Professional Societies: British Psychological Society & Health Professional Council
Publications: Maughan, B. & McCarthy, G. (1997). Childhood adversities and adult psychological disorders. British Medical Bulletin, 53, 1, 156-169. McCarthy, G. & Maughan, B. (2010). Negative childhood experiences and adult love relationship: the role of internal working models of attachment. Attachment and Human Development, 12, 445—461.
Medico Legal Reports: personal injury cases (e.g., road traffic accidents) involving children and adolescents Expert witness reports for public and private child care cases – psychological assessments of parents, children and families.

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