Nicola Labuschagne is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She worked as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS for over 15 years, developing a specialism in the assessment and treatment of complex trauma. She has been employed as the Clinical Manager of the Early Years Parenting Unit, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, since 2011. The Early Years Parenting Unit is a specialist assessment and treatment service for parents whose experience of complex trauma has had a serious impact on their personality functioning in respect of their capacity to: regulate their emotions; form safe, enduring relationships; and to parent their children safely. Parents attend the EYPU with their children under the age of five who are on the edge of care.
Courses this tutor is involved in
- ITSIEY Conference 2021: The Pandemic and Beyond - how professionals can respond to babies’ needs and support parenting practise which enables infants to thrive
- ITSIEY Specialist: Reflective Supervision in Infant Mental Health (0 - 24 months): Holding the supervisee, child and family in mind
- ITSIEY: Mentalizing in Practice; Working with Parents and Babies
- Running groups for infants and parents, virtually and beyond