Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology University of Oxford (UK)
Cathy is a Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford. She is an Honorary Consultant Psychologist and leads The Oxford Psychological Interventions for Children and adolescents (TOPIC) research group https://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/research/topic-research-group.
She was awarded the British Psychological Society May Davidson award for outstanding contribution to Clinical Psychology within 10 years of qualifying and was the first clinical psychologist to be awarded an NIHR Research Professorship. Cathy’s research focuses on the development, maintenance and treatment of anxiety disorders and she has published several books for parents and clinicians, including ‘Helping Your Child with Fears and Worries’. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has led a number of responsive studies to track children and young people’s mental health and to provide support to children, young people and families that need it.