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The North West’s Infant Mental Health Hub

The new Infant Mental Health Hub for the North West of England is led by Sarah Fielding and Pauline Lee.  Details and posts below.  To join the North West Hub, select it when you register for AiMH UK membership.  We look forward to hearing from you.

The AiMH UK Infant Mental Health Hubs enable members to connect across professions and levels within geographical areas, to help to develop and co-ordinate our thinking and practice around Infant Mental Health issues in our work. If you would like something posted here, contact your Hub leads on the Hub Discussion Forum (big blue link below).

Sarah Fielding

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with over 20 years experience of working therapeutically with children, young people, parents and babies. Trained at the Tavistock Centre, London, and the Anna Freud Centre, London. Currently working in the NHS and in Independent Practice. 

Hub Lead Pauline Lee

Pauline Lee

Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst. Developed the Tameside and Glossop Early Attachment Service based on a psychoanalytic model: now being rolled out across Greater Manchester. Currently the GM Lead for Parent Infant Mental Health.

Discussion forum

Share insight, explore issues, and ask other professionals for their experience and expertise in the North West’s hub forum.

Posts for the North West England Infant Mental Health Hub

News and events below.

COMING OUT OF THE PANDEMIC

A non-virtual event in Liverpool, Friday 8th October 2021 – 2.30 till 4.30pm. Bringing together parent-infant health practitioners in the North West.

This will be an opportunity to: 

  • Share experiences and reflect on how Covid-19 has affected our relationships with our colleagues, with ourselves and with the families we work with. 
  • Consider what we have learnt over the past year and think about what we want to take forward into our future practice. 

Venue:  Christ Church Toxteth Park, Linnet Lane, Liverpool L17 3BG 

In order to manage the event safely places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Donations to support the event would be welcome. We look forward to meeting up and coming together in person.  

If you would like to book a place or if you have any queries please contact Michael Galbraith at Michael.Galbraith@pss.org.uk 

Getting started

Our North West Hub launced with an online event on 15th October 2020 which included moving talks by Dilys Daws and Jane Turner. We look forward to supporting the development of our regional community of practitioners interested in infant mental health and we welcome your ideas and suggestions.

Join our hub!

This is the place where we can share news about local IMH events, training, organisations, and share our ideas and resources.

If you would like something posted here, contact your Hub leads on the Hub discussion forum (select big blue link above).

If you have resources you would like to share with AIMH members across the UK, please go to Forums and add to the Member shared resources forum.