Professor Eamon McCrory, Director of Postgraduate Studies

Eamon updated.JPG

Professor Eamon McCrory is Director of Postgraduate Studies at the Centre which currently comprises 10 UCL programmes, ranging from certificate to doctoral level, with over 300 students enrolled. 

Eamon completed his PhD at UCL in cognitive neuroscience before undertaking doctoral training in clinical psychology at KCL. He now co-directs the Developmental Risk and Resilience Unit ( at UCL and has a research focus on early adversity in childhood. His work uses brain imaging and psychological approaches to shed light on our understanding of how childhood maltreatment can increase vulnerability to later mental health problems and advance our understanding of prevention and intervention.  

Eamon is also visiting professor at the Yale Child Study Center and co-chair of the UK Trauma Council. 


The Centre is taking action to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Our physical sites are now closed but we are still at work, with all staff working remotely. Find out more about our training and services and our support for children, young people, their families, and schools and colleges.  

Contact Us

Our use of cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We’d also like to set optional analytics to help us improve it. We won’t set optional cookies unless you enable them. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Cookies page

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytics cookies

We’d like to set non-essential cookies, such as Google Analytics, to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our Cookies page. If you are 16 or under, please ask a parent or carer for consent before accepting.