Dr Natasha Nascimento



Dr Natasha Nascimento is a Family and Systemic Psychotherapist and Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families, working in the Family Trauma Clinical Team, part of the Contact and Residence disputes team.

Dr Nascimento has worked in the NHS for over 16 years, in different CAMHS clinics across London and in an inpatient unit. She was part of the Parenting Assessment Team in the Marlborough Family Service (CNWL NHS Mental Health Trust) for 5 years, where she run Multi-Family Therapy groups for families often in court proceedings and was also an expert witness for the Family Courts. She also worked with children with disabilities in the charity sector for around 5 years.

Dr Nascimento graduated from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, Venezuela as a Psychologist in 2000; she then completed the MSc in Child Focused Practice in 2006, and the MSc in Family and Systemic Psychotherapy in 2008 (both in the Institute of Family Therapy in London).

More recently, Dr Nascimento completed the Professional Doctorate in Advanced practice and research in Systemic Psychotherapy in the Tavistock Centre. Her research was about ‘Group Cohesion in Multifamily Therapy with Multilingual Families’. Dr Nascimento has trained in different models of therapy, including Mentalization-Based Therapy for Children; Attachment-Based Family Therapy for depressed Adolescents; Emotional-Focused Therapy; Multi-Family Therapy, amongst others.

Dr Nascimento has published research in peer-reviewed journals and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Family Therapy. She regularly lectures on family therapy as part of university doctoral and masters programmes in London. She speaks both English and Spanish.

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