Jennie White

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

Therapies offered
Individual psychotherapy

  • short-term, long-term, open-ended
  • IMPACT (improving mood with psychoanalytic and cognitive therapy) 28 week model
  • weekly, fortnightly, intensive psychotherapy

Parent/Carer work (with the focus on the child)
Parent/Carer-infant/child psychotherapy

About Jennie White
Jennie specialises in working with infants, children and adolescents, up to 20 years plus, as well as working with parents or carers, providing psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She works with people who have difficulties with anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders, gender identity, body dysmorphia, intrusive and/or suicidal thoughts. She works with those who have autism or autistic traits and/or those who have experienced trauma, loss or relationship difficulties. She provides individual psychotherapy as well as parent-child psychotherapy.

Jennie offers a space to think about experiences, worries and ways of relating to others to help individuals have a better understanding of their emotions and sense of self.

Experience
Jennie worked as a Senior Social Worker prior to her Clinical experience as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist. She has 38 years experience working with children and families.

Professional & academic qualifications

  • DProf Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust / University of Essex (2020)
  • PG Dip in Psychoanalytic Infant Observational Studies, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust / University of East London (2016)
  • MA Social Studies, Exeter University (1997)
  • BA Psychology/Sociology, Reading University (1995)

Accreditation

Full registered member of the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) www.childpsychotherapy.org.uk – membership number 4851