Dr Camilla Rosan
Camilla works at the Anna Freud Centre as Head of Early Years and holds an honorary academic position as an Associate Professor at UCL. Camilla is a consultant clinical psychologist and couple therapist by background, specialising in perinatal and parent-infant mental health. She completed an undergraduate degree in psychology and neuroscience at Sussex University, trained as a clinical psychologist at Oxford University and completed her doctoral thesis on co-parenting approaches in the early years at Imperial College London.
Previous to her current role, Camilla worked at NHS England leading their national transformation programme for perinatal mental health services and in this position was critical in ensuring that perinatal mental health and parent-infant work received significant additional investment in the NHS Long Term Plan. Prior to this, she worked in the third sector leading national service development work related to perinatal and infant mental health.
Camilla has a specialist research interest in developing the field of co-parenting from pre-conception across the transition to parenthood and beyond, and is involved in several research projects to develop the evidence-base in this area. She has published extensively in peer-review journals, therapy manuals, book chapters, policy reports and national guidelines. Camilla teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, supervises extensively and sits on many government level expert advisory groups related to family health and wellbeing. She lives in Canterbury in Kent with her partner, daughter and Westie Terrier.