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Renee Thurston
Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Perinatal , Parent-Infant Psychotherapist

Renee Thurston

Renee is a qualified Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and a Perinatal, Parent-Infant Psychotherapist, as well a VIG Practitioner and Supervisor.

Renee has worked at the Special Care Baby Unit at the North Middlesex Hospital, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Free Hospital, the Perinatal, Parent-Infant Mental Health Service at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, the Swiss Cottage Special SEN School, and the nursery at Brookfield school, amassing a vast amount of experience in working therapeutically with infants, parents and young children.

She has also played a central role in carrying out expert witness assessments for court cases involving infants and children. She is a Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) Practitioner and Supervisor and has successfully used VIG as a method in her relational work with children and their families. 

Currently, Renee also undertakes specialist-teaching work at MA Degree Level in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Observation and Nursery Observation Psychoanalytic Studies at the Anna Freud Centre/UCL and the Tavistock Clinic/ Essex University in London.

Research interests

  • Currently on Doctoral Research Training in Education and Social Work at University of East London

Clinical articles and research papers

Languages

  • Russian
  • Bulgarian

I have extensive experience in a wide variety of clinical and social care settings, from NHS child and adolescent mental health hospitals settings, to schools and outpatient settings. I have been continuously involved in child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapeutic assessment and treatment for over 20 years.

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Addiction Treatment
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Acute, HDU & PICU
Affective Disorders
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Alzheimer's Disease
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Anorexia Nervosa
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Asperger Syndrome
Attachment Disorder
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD and ADD
Autism
Autism and Learning Disability NHS Service
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Bereavement
Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
Bipolar Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
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Bulimia Nervosa
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Cocaine Addiction
Conduct Disorder
Dementia
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Drug Induced Psychosis
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Early Onset Dementia
Eating Disorders
CAMHS Eating Disorders
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Ecstasy / MDMA Addiction
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Personality Disorders NHS Services
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CAMHS PICUs
Plastic Surgery Addiction
Porn Addiction
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Psychiatric Intensive Care Units - (PICUs)
Psychoses (CAMHS)
Rehabilitation & Recovery
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Schizophrenia
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
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Selective Mutism
Self Harm
Active Rehabilitation for Severe and Enduring Mental Health - NHS
Sex and Love Addiction
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