About Angela Evans

Dr Angela Evans is a Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with twenty years experience in NHS Child and Family Mental Health Services and in private practice.

She is a member of the Association of Child Psychotherapists and she trained at the Tavistock Clinic, London after fifteen years of professional teaching practice.

An experienced clinical practitioner in psychotherapy for children, adolescents and young adults, she offers both brief and long-term work with individuals up to twenty-five. She also works with parents and families, helping them to work through a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties.

She specialises in Looked After Children but works with a wide range of issues with all children and young people and has extensive experience in supervising psychotherapists and counsellors. She consults to fostering agency managers and staff. She has been a visiting lecturer at Tobias School of Art and Therapy, where she is currently an external examiner.

Together with Shirley Clarke, one of the UK’s leading formative assessment specialists, Angela Evans has co-authored and presents ‘Reducing Anxiety in Our Schools‘, a training course for all class teachers, SENDCOs and school leaders exploring the emotions and giving powerful practical strategies for managing the high level of anxiety in the school environment.

In addition to her clinical, consulting and educational work Angela is the author of various academic papers and of a series of published articles on family dynamics and parenting issues (available from this website).

Front cover of book

She is also co-author of A Manual of Therapeutic Stories for Traumatised Children and Young People.

This book is a gem for anyone working with and caring for traumatised children and young people. It has a wealth of therapeutic stories and a manual on how to deliver them. It is invaluable for foster carers, adoptive parents, social workers, therapists, teaching staff, mentors and others.

Dr Angela Evans has a sympathetic and clear-thinking approach that helps patients and clients to think more clearly, to gain deep insights, and to resolve difficult situations. You can message her via the contact page on this website.