Leanne Cowan – Clinical Child Psychologist

Leanne Cowan Child Psychologist
KindleKids was established by Leanne Cowan, a highly specialist Clinical Child Psychologist. Leanne works with children, adolescents, young adults and parents.

Leanne has been qualified as a Clinical Psychologist for over 20 years, and she has worked extensively with adults as well as children, teenagers and their families providing psychological assessment and treatment for a broad range of difficulties. She has previously worked as a Clinical Child Psychologist in a specialist CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) team. Leanne is passionate about helping families. She is dedicated to identifying strengths as well as understanding what gets in the way of people achieving their potential. She offers support and treatment to address difficulties, mental health concerns, develop confidence and encourage a general sense of wellbeing. Leanne is described as a warm and empathic therapist who is practical and supportive in her approach. Leanne embraces complexity, and offers consultation to schools, pupil referral units and social services, and supervises counsellors and other psychologists.

Leanne is registered as a Clinical Child Psychologist with a number of professional bodies and is:

Dr Antonia Sherman – Counselling Psychologist

Dr Antonia Sherman - Counselling Psychologist

Antonia is a Counselling Psychologist and registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a member of the British Psychological Society. Before joining KindleKids Child Psychologists, Antonia worked with adults, adolescents and children within the NHS. She was also previously a Primary School teacher. She recently worked as a Counselling Psychologist in a specialist CAMHS (Child and adolescent Mental Health Service) team. This involved therapy working with young people with a variety of difficulties including anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, behavioural difficulties, self-harm, eating difficulties, low self-esteem and relationship difficulties.

Antonia uses an integrative approach, incorporating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy- CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Humanistic and Psychodynamic therapy. This enables her to draw upon different therapeutic models to tailor her practice to meet individual needs.

Antonia values the importance of developing a strong therapeutic relationship to allow young people to feel safe and comfortable. Her aim is to help families, teenagers and children explore and make sense of their thought processes and experiences, enabling them to make positive changes within their lives.