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About EarlyYES | Rachel Pardoe | Attachment training, VIG supervision

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Rachel Pardoe:  Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Rachel Pardoe: Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

EarlyYES Director. Training Course Organiser and Lead Trainer

Rachel graduated from the University of Sussex in 1982 with a First Class BA Honours in Social Psychology. She worked as a Residential Social Worker in specialist schools before training as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic, London, qualifying in 1996. She is a Full Member of the Association of Child Psychotherapists.

Rachel worked within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) 1991-2018, initially in Gwent and then in Bristol. She has extensive experience of working therapeutically with infants, children and adolescents (and their families) with emotional and mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, behavioural problems and relationship difficulties.

From 2018-2019, Rachel was employed as the Parent-Infant Therapist in the Specialist Community Perinatal mental health service (Bristol/North Somerset/South Gloucestershire area).

Rachel has particular expertise in working with families with infants and children (including foster and kinship families) where there are attachment difficulties and a history of trauma such as neglect or abuse.

Rachel qualified in Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) in 2016, using this method in CAMHS. In 2017, she accredited as a VIG Supervisor. Rachel supervises practitioners working in the NHS and independently. She uses VIG in her clinical practice.

Since 1997, Rachel has been supervising clinicians working in a range of contexts both within and outside the NHS. She has been providing consultation and training to professionals in Health, Social Care, Early Years and schools since 2000. Between 2000 and 2015, Rachel taught regularly on the Tavistock Clinic/University of Essex postgraduate programme. She also teaches at the University of Bath on the Clinical Psychology doctorate programme.


Caroline Church: Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Caroline Church: Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Training Course Co-trainer

Caroline worked in Residential Children’s Homes for several years before training as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic, London, qualifying in 1999. She is a Full Member of the Association of Child Psychotherapists.

Caroline has worked within CAMHS since 1993, providing therapeutic interventions to children, young people and their families, consultation to agencies, and clinical supervision of colleagues.

Caroline has a particular interest in working with Looked after Children; she coordinates the Complex Case clinic in South Bristol CAMHS. Since 2005, she has been supervising clinicians working within CAMHS. Between 2012 and 2016 Caroline taught on the Tavistock Clinic/University of Essex postgraduate programme.

I have thoroughly enjoyed this training. Exceptional trainers who have provided me with enthusiasm to carry out what I have learned. Thank you.
Health Visitor

Having presenters with their own live experiences brings the information to life.
Clinical Psychologist

Brilliantly delivered and organised course; very helpful, informative and engaging!
Nurse Therapist

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Professional Training

Video Interaction Guidance

Clinical Supervision


Privacy policy: keeping your data safe

A privacy law came into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018 which changed the rules on how organisations process personal data. EarlyYES Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

When EarlyYES Ltd provides services to you (eg training, supervision, therapeutic work), EarlyYES Ltd will make every effort to store personal information securely.

Your personal data (including your name, work organisation, contact details) will be held in both paper and electronic forms. This data will be deleted at the end of the period of work.

The information you provide will be kept confidentially and will not be shared unless this is explicitly agreed with you in advance. Clinical work carried out by Rachel Pardoe for EarlyYES Ltd may, from time to time, be discussed in the context of Rachel Pardoe’s own clinical supervision. This will be carried out anonymously, ie your name will not be mentioned, but your work role and organisation may be shared with the supervisor. Please be assured, that as the clinical supervisor is also bound by professional codes of conduct, your information will remain confidential.

Emails: it is important to be aware that information sent over the internet cannot be guaranteed to be secure, error-free or protected from access by third parties. Therefore, EarlyYES Ltd cannot guarantee the confidentiality or security of any information you send to us over the internet, or the confidentiality of the replies sent by EarlyYES Ltd. It is recommended therefore, that information relating to issues you consider confidential is communicated via post, on the phone, or in person.

Please be aware of the following limits to confidentiality:

  • If EarlyYES Ltd becomes aware of information that causes concern about an individual’s safety, or about illegal activities, we have a professional obligation to breech confidentiality and inform partnership services.
  • If you have been referred to the service by the Courts, the Court may require EarlyYES Ltd to share detailed assessment and treatment information. You will be asked to sign an EarlyYES consent form.
  • In cases of unpaid fees, EarlyYES Ltd may provide debt collection agencies with your basic contact information and details of the amount owed.

Complaints: If you have any complaints about EarlyYES Ltd practice regarding your personal information, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) helpline: 0303 123 1113.



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