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Tanya Lecchi

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    Tanya is the Clinical Research Tutor for the Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice MSc at the AFNCCF. Tanya is a research clinical and counselling psychologist, as well as a cognitive-relational psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher. She has experience of providing psychological assessment and treatment to adults, families, children and young people in different care settings, including hospital environment and private practice. As well as working privately as a clinician, she is a senior university lecturer and she is involved in several international research projects. Her main interests include the use of relational mindfulness practices with psychotherapy trainees, developmental trauma, early interventions in psychosis, the therapeutic relationship, attachment, and developmental psychopathology.

  • Projects

    Current projects

    A mindfulness-based intervention for children and young people with cancer

    A mindfulness-based intervention for psychosis (RCT)

    Brain and body synchrony in psychotherapy

    Exploring Interdependence (Dalai Lama Fellowship project)

    Insight Dialogue: relational mindfulness in psychotherapy training

    Practicing mindfulness at school


    Completed projects

    A mindfulness-based intervention for maltreated youths in residential care

    An experience sampling method to assess mindfulness in children