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Newbridge assistant psychologist secures place on prestigious Oxford course

Newbridge assistant psychologist Cat Houlihan has gained a place on the highly sought after Oxford Doctoral course of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford. Medical director Professor Hubert Lacey commented: “This is a real coup for Newbridge – to have one of our Assistant Psychologists accepted on such an excellent and exclusive course. “Competition […]

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Newbridge collaborates with St George’s in key body image research project

Newbridge House is collaborating with St George’s Hospital in a study to evaluate a body image programme. The research will help to establish how feasible and accepted the programme, called “Teen BodyWise”, is for young people. Teen BodyWise is a low intensity, psycho-educational group about body image designed for an early stage after admission. The […]

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Independent peer review: overwhelming praise for family support, varied treatment programme and high staff morale

The latest peer review of Newbridge House has praised the quality of facilities, strong multi-disciplinary teams, the rich treatment programme and support provided for parents. The report which follows a visit by QNIC (Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS) in April 2014, states: “Newbridge House is scoring well against QNIC standards and received good feedback from […]

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Newbridge and community staff come together for a packed international study day

Eating disorders specialists from many different parts of the UK joined Newbridge House staff for a successful and stimulating international study day. Training was delivered by Norwegians Professor Finn Skårderud and Bente Sommerfeldt who explained mentalisation based treatment (MBT) and its role within eating disorders services. Often described as seeing yourself from the outside and […]

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