Derval McCarty

Meet Derval McCarty

child psychotherapist

Derval is a play therapist, child psychotherapist and child development specialist, supporting children and families for almost 20 years. She has experience working as a therapist in a variety of settings including private practice, primary and secondary schools as well as charity organisations. Her background in childcare has enhanced her therapeutic work in engaging and supporting children with difficulties relating to autism, anxiety, self-esteem, separation issues and developmental delay. She has extensive expertise working with children and adolescents experiencing trauma and bereavement, who experience social and emotional issues, who self-harm, have suicide ideation, depression, have difficulties around gender identity and body image.