Ruth Erskine

Ruth Erskine is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Paediatric Neuropsychologist with expertise in assessment and intervention for children, young people and their families.

Dr Erskine initially trained in social work, then systemic family therapy and worked for a number of years in community and national specialist child and adolescent mental health services. Dr Erskine subsequently undertook doctoral and post doctoral training in clinical psychology and neuropsychology, specialising in paediatric health and neurodisability. Dr Erskine worked as a paediatric clinical psychologist at University College Hospital prior to taking up Consultant Clinical Psychology posts in paediatrics and in neurodisability at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital and at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington.

Her publications include research on adolescent adjustment to illness, neuropsychology assessments, race and culture. She is an applied psychology and systemic practice supervisor with a national and international teaching portfolio.