Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, UCL, West London Mental Health NHS Trust
Inge-Martine Pretorius holds a PhD in Microbiology and a DPsych in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She has conducted research in both fields, most recently into the intergenerational transmission of disorganised parent-child relationships, from the dual perspectives of molecular genetics and psychoanalysis.
Inge trained as Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families where she is the manager of the Parent-Toddler Service. She is a Clinical Tutor for Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology at University College London and the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families where she organises and teaches the MSc Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Child Development course. She works part-time for the West London Mental Health NHS Trust. Inge has published in the fields of molecular genetics and psychoanalysis and is co-editor with Marie Zaphiriou Woods, of “Parents and toddlers in groups: a psychoanalytic developmental approach. Routledge: London and New York (2011).