Prognostic implications for adolescents with depression who drop out of psychological treatment during a randomised controlled trialRead the abstract
This study aimed to examine clinical outcomes in adolescents with depression who dropped out of psychological therapy and to determine whether this varied by treatment type. Authors: O'Keefe, S., Martin, P., Goodyer, I. M., Kelvin, R., Dubicka, B., IMPACT Consortium., & Midgley, N. (2019).
‘What support would you find helpful?’ The relationship between treatment expectations, therapeutic engagement and clinical outcomes in parent-infant psychotherapy.Read the abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of pretreatment expectations on clinical outcomes and engagement in Parent–Infant Psychotherapy (PIP). Authors: Ransley, R., Sleed, M., Baradon, T., Fonagy, P. (2019).
The factor structure of the Working Alliance Inventory short-form in youth psychotherapy: an empirical investigationRead the abstract
This study investigated the factor structure of the WAI-S in psychotherapy for adolescent depression and explored its measurement invariance across time, therapeutic approaches and patients’ and therapists’ perspectives. Authors: Cirsola, A., Midgley, N., Fonagy, P., Impact Consortium, Martin, P. (2020).
Studying the process of psychoanalytic parent-infant psychotherapy: embodied and discursive aspectsRead the abstract
This paper presents findings from an intensive, mixed methods case study of one session of psychoanalytic parent–infant psychotherapy addressing early relational trauma, and aims to shed light on the multimodal interactive processes that take place in the moment-to-moment exchanges comprising the therapeutic encounter. Authors: Avdi, E., Amiran, K., Sleed, M., & Baradon, T. (2020).
Enhancing parental reflective functioning through early dyadic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysisDownload the open access paper
The aim of this review was to evaluate the effectiveness of dyadic interventions targeting parents of infant and toddlers, in improving parental reflective functioning and a number of secondary outcomes. Authors: Barlow, J., Midgley, N., & Sleed, M. (2020).
When adolescents stop psychological therapy: rupture-repair in the therapeutic alliance and association with therapy endingRead the abstract
This study investigated whether markers of rupture–repair in the alliance were indicative of different types of treatment ending in adolescents receiving psychological treatment for depression. Authors: O'Keefe, S., Martin, P., & Midgley, N. (2020).
The therapeutic relationship in child psychotherapy: integrating the perspectives of children, parents and therapistsRead the abstract
This study addresses the therapeutic relationship in child psychotherapy, through an exploration of the experience of the main actors engaged in child psychotherapy. Authors: Núñez, L., Midgley, N., Capella, C., Alamo, N., Mortimer, R., Krause, M. (2021).
The evidence base for psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents: a narrative synthesisDownload the open access paper
This systematic review aims to provide a narrative synthesis of the evidence base for psychodynamic therapy with children and adolescents. Authors: Midgley, N., Mortimer, R., Cirasola, A., Batra, P., & Kennedy, E. (2021).
Trial protocol for the Supporting Parents Project: a randomised controlled trial of the Lighthouse Parenting ProgrammeDownload the open access paper
A randomised controlled trial and implementation evaluation of the Lighthouse Parenting Programme for parents with children on recent child protection plans. Authors: Sleed, M., Midgley, N., Fearon, P., Martin, P., & Byrne, G. (2021).