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Joshua is a clinical psychologist working in the Centre for Parent and Child Support (SLAM NHS), which is a specialist CAMHS service focusing on parenting. We develop, innovate and design parenting programmes and interventions for a range of different difficulties, which we then disseminate widely.  

His research at King’s College London focuses on the development and research of new interventions for parents, with a focus on parents with mental health difficulties where the difficulties are having an impact on their children’s wellbeing. Joshua is particularly interested in the concept of parental reflective functioning and its impact on child developmental outcomes.  

Joshua works closely with students and staff from the computer science department at King’s College London to develop digital interventions as a means of enhancing our ability to scale the programmes we deliver.

Research Interests

  • Parenting interventions  
  • Parental mental health 
  • Parental reflective functioning 
  • Digital health intervention 

Expertise and Public Engagement 

Joshua holds an honorary lecturer position at University College London, where he teaches clinical skills on a postgraduate developmental psychology course, in collaboration with the Anna Freud National Centre for Child and Families.