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Child and Family Psychologist in Derbyshire
Call us on 07754 439891
email: admin@percuropsychology.co.uk


Child, Parent & Family Psychologist - Derbyshire & Online

  • HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist specialists in trauma and anxiety related difficulties in parents, children, teens & young adults
  • Providing psychological assessments and psychological therapy
  • In person and online support available

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Dr Melita Ash is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with a doctoral level qualification, registered with the HCPC and Chartered with the BPS. She has over a decade of post doctoral experience as a child, parent and family psychologist across NHS, third sector and independent settings. Using evidence-based models and approaches, Dr Ash aims to truly understand your unique circumstances and provide personalised psychological therapeutic support to help you move past these challenges. She considers the needs of the whole family in all therapeutic assessment and interventions.

Dr Ash uses a number of psychological/ therapeutic approaches and models, including:

  • Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
  • Polyvagal Theory/ Somatic approaches

Is your child facing challenges that leave you feeling helpless?

Are you worried about your child or teen's mental health? Perhaps their behaviour is troubling you or they are showing signs of anxiety or low mood? Is your relationship with your child strained and you’re unsure how to get things back on a positive track?


Are you feeling burnt out and anxious as a parent?


Are you finding being a parent is way more difficult than you ever imagined? Are those day to day challenges with your child triggering your own trauma memories? Perhaps you’re losing your cool and becoming that shouty parent you promised yourself you would never be?



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Examples of the difficulties we can help you with:

  • Anxiety related difficulties e.g. panic attacks, social anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Low mood / depression
  • Relationship or friendship challenges
  • Emotionally based school non-attendance (EBSnA, also known as 'school refusal')
  • Adjusting to a diagnosis e.g. Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC / ASD), Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Challenges in family dynamics
  • Supporting your children or teens through divorce and separation
  • Trauma related difficulties e.g. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD, attachment difficulties, relational trauma
  • Parental mental health and emotional wellbeing



Contact us for appointments and enquiries


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