Donate

Sheila Ritchie

Organisation(s)

North East London Foundation Trust

Overview

Sheila Ritchie is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and group analyst. In her role as parent-infant psychotherapist at NELFT Perinatal Parent Infant Mental Health Service she works with mother-baby dyads and families and has developed long slow open therapeutic groups in the community where pregnant women and mothers with babies up to 15 months old are seen as equal members. Along with Jessica James she co-facilitates the course “Using Groups to Strengthen Parent Infant Relationships” for the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and presents her work at international and national level. Throughout her career she has maintained an interest in issues of motherhood and reproduction and worked at the Women’s Therapy Centre for many years. In addition to offering parent-infant psychotherapy she works as Consultant Group Analyst in Camden and Islington NHS Trust where she has a particular interest in applying group analysis to develop a range of psychotherapy groups for adults. She is a training group analyst and supervisor for the Institute for Group Analysis and Turvey Institute for Group Therapy and a training therapist and supervisor for AGIP. She is a trustee of the Squiggle Foundation. Her specialist interests include eating problems, childhood sexual abuse, couples work, gender and sexuality and work with refugees.

Courses this tutor is involved in

Events quick search

Back to Tutors

Close

Senior Mental Health Lead training: New dates live

Sign up with the Anna Freud Centre, the UK’s leading mentally healthy schools charity.

DfE grant funding is available to cover the cost of our Senior Mental Health Lead training.

Find out more

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.