Dr Mike Solomon

Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Consultancy Lead

Dr Mike Solomon BA (Cantab) MSc MA DClinPsy CPsychol, AFBPsS works clinically with children and young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties who have been excluded from mainstream school, their families and the professionals who work with them.

He manages a Multi-Agency Team that works with children and young people and their families locally in the London Borough of Camden in North London.  

He is also involved in developing and delivering training for education professionals in child and adolescent mental health.  

Mike is involved in delivering a resilience building training programme to staff teams working with children and young people, as part of a European initiative, and is also regularly organises European conferences about child mental health in schools.  Mike has also worked on a number of group relations conferences.

Email: MSolomon@tavi-port.nhs.uk

Publications

Solomon, M. & Thomas, G. (2013) Supporting behaviour support: Developing a model for leading and managing a unit for teenagers excluded from mainstream school. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 18(1), 44-59.

Solomon, M. (2011) Integrating reintegration: The role of child & adolescent mental health professionals in supporting the inclusion of excluded pupils.  Chapter 3 in R.Harris, S.Nashat & S.Rendall (Eds.) Engaging with Complexity: Child and adolescent mental health and education.  London: Karnac (pp. 35-52).

Solomon, M. (2011) An alternative to “slapping”: Multi-agency working with excluded young people exhibiting antisocial behaviour.  Chapter 6 in A.Rubitel & D.Reiss (Eds.) Containment in the Community: Supportive frameworks for thinking about antisocial behaviour and mental health. London: Karnac (pp. 103-124.)

Nashat, S., Solomon, M. & Quartier, V. (2011) La “presence therapeutique” en contexte scolaire, educatif et pedagogique: esquisse d’un modele de consultation psychanalytique (A “therapeutic presence” in schools and educational settings: introducing a psychoanalytic consultation model.)  Pratiques Psychologiques, 17, 201-212.  

Nashat, S. & Solomon, M. (2010) Therapeutic presence in schools.  Counselling children and young people, December 2010, 31-35.

Solomon, M. & Nashat, S. (2010) Offering a ‘therapeutic presence’ in schools and education settings.  Psychodynamic Practice, 16(3), 289-304.

Arnold, C., Yeomans, J., Simpson, S. & Solomon, M. (2009) Excluded from school: complex discourses and psychological perspectives.  Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books.

Mike Solomon