Kate Robertson

Course Lead

Kate Robertson trained as a child and adolescent psychotherapist at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust after working for many years in the public sector.  She currently works as a consultant child and adolescent psychotherapist in a busy child and adolescent mental health service in London. She has taught infant observation and psychoanalytic theory on several different Tavistock courses and also at the University of Leeds. 

She is currently a clinical supervisor for the child psychotherapy clinical training and has presented clinical papers at conferences and won the Journal for Child Psychotherapy Essay Prize in 2007. 

Kate became interested in training to be a child psychotherapist through undertaking an infant observation when she was a student on our Psychoanalytic Studies course, of which she is now the course lead.    She continues to be interested in exploring the ways that psychoanalysis can help to understand ordinary life.