Specialists in Paediatric Healthcare – Prenatal and Postnatal Support, Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, Counselling. Assessment and intervention experts working in partnership with the HSE.
Clinical Director Lorraine O.B. Madden is a Chartered Educational Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland. She is also a published research author, lecturer in University College Dublin, and mother of two young children. Lorraine specialises in the areas of child development, paediatrics, infant mental health and early intervention. Lorraine and the clinic’s highly qualified team of healthcare professionals believe in helping all children reach their full potential in life.
Lorraine begun her career working as a home tutor with children who presented with Autism. She then worked as a primary school teacher, before returning to university to complete her studies in Educational Psychology. As a psychologist, she initially worked with the HSE in both Early Intervention and School Aged Services. After some time working with the HSE, Lorraine set up her own clinical practice, The EPT Clinic in January 2019. The practice now comprises of over 12 team members, specialiseing in excellence in peadiatric healthcare.
Infant Mental Health:
In recent years, Lorraine has developed a special interest in supporting families with young babies and toddlers. This began during her time working in Early Intervention Psychology Services in the HSE Cork. She underwent extensive training, including Masterclass in Infant Mental Health training, training with the The Squiggle Foundation and the NSPCC. She also engaged in CPD in developmental trauma and interpersonal, neurobiological approaches to development and resiliency