Rachel James PhD
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Rachel is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and has over 20 years’ experience working with children, young people and their families across the health, social care and education sectors, and in partnership with the voluntary sector. She currently manages the South Camden Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team, and leads on the training and delivery of Video Intervention for Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline (VIPP-SD).
Trained in the scientist-practitioner model, Rachel is committed to delivering and developing interventions and services that are evidence-informed. Although she uses a variety of therapeutic models in her clinical work, Rachel has completed further training in systemic psychotherapy and a postgraduate diploma in cognitive behavioural therapies for children and adolescents. She provides training, supervision and consultation for professionals from a range of agencies, and actively promotes and encourages shared decision making to ensure collaborative working with children, young people and their parents or carers.