UK Network

Division of Clinical Psychology


Beam me up Scotty! : Do we need to change our technique for children that dissociate

Presenter: – Dr Jo Russell


Dr Jo Russell

Dr Jo Russell is Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist who completed doctoral research on potential changes to traditional psycho-analytic technique when treating children that dissociate in 2014. Jo has over 20 years of experience working with traumatized children and young people, with a special interest in helping those that find themselves in our care systems. Jo is Professional Lead for Child Psychotherapy at Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust and is the Senior editor of the Journal of Child Psychotherapy.

Jo lives in Brighton with her two adult and three step-children, where she and her partner are urban smallholders and keen beekeepers.