Dr Tracy Rydin-Orwin

Expert Witness Child Psychologist Somerset

Dr Tracy Rydin-Orwin specialises in perinatal psychology and trains and lectures in parent-infant attachment. She specialises in the assessment and treatment of children and parents with complex needs including mental health, attachment disorder and learning disability.

She currently works as the clinical lead for Perinatal Infant Mental Health for Virgin Care Ltd (previously Devon NHS).  She has previously worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.  She has specialist training in the assessment of parents with learning disabilities and has published in this field.

She has completed specialist training in intervention for trauma (EMDR) and early attachment difficulties.  She is also a qualified Dyadic Developmental Therapist providing key interventions for parents and children in the early stages of life.

Dr Rydin-Orwin is a steering committee member on the All Party Parliamentary Group for conception to two years, an Advisor to Save the Children and visiting lecturer at the University of Roehampton.

Courts or Tribunals: Adoption or Foster Care, Immigration and Asylum, Mental Health Tribunals

Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child, Family

Psychological Specialisms: ADHD, Adult Mental Health Problems, Autistic Spectum Disorder, Behavioural Difficulties, Child Mental Health, Domestic Abuse, Learning Difficulties, Parent-Child Attachment, Parenting Problems, Personality Disorder, Psychosexual Difficulties, Relationships Difficulites, School Problems, Trauma and PTSD, Youth Offending

Therapies offered: Adult Therapy, CBT, Child Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychological Supervision