Dr Janet Shaw

Course lead

Janet Shaw is Director of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy training at the Northern School of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (NSCAP) in Leeds.  She had a first career in pre-school community teaching and completed her PhD on this subject at Newcastle University in 1994. She subsequently trained as a child psychotherapist at the Tavistock clinic and worked as a consultant child and adolescent psychotherapist at Newcastle CAMHS until 2010.  She established the MA in Psychoanalytic Observational Studies at Northumbria University and was a founding member of NSCAP in 2003, becoming the head of clinical training in 2008. 


Janet Shaw