Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) help young people who are experiencing mental health needs. We provide services in a range of community locations across five London Boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth, as well as in our Inpatient wards based at Springfield Hospital.

Who works at CAMHS?

In our community CAMHS services we have Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Clinical and Counselling Psychologists, Systemic Family Therapists, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists, and Clinical Nurse Specialists. Many of our clinical staff have additional training in therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.

Across our school services we have Psychologists, Education or Child Wellbeing Practitioners and some Allied Health Professionals including Occupational Therapists and Art Therapists.

Across our inpatient units we have CAMHS clinicians such as Mental Health Nurses, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Family Therapists as well as Dieticians and Allied Health Professionals such as Occupational Therapists and Art Therapists.

Our boroughs

We have community services in five locations across south west London. They provide assessment and treatment for a range of common problems. There is one in each of the five boroughs covered by the Trust.