Conversations with experts can be found throughout this resource. Here you can view them together along with background information.
Robin Balbernie is currently Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in Gloucestershire CAMHS. He has a special interest in early interventions.
Aline-Wendy Dunlop is Emeritus Professor within Childhood and Primary Studies at the University of Strathclyde. Her work lies in the key areas of early education and autism.
Rosemary Roberts is a freelance early years consultant and trainer. Her particular interests include babies’ and young children’s learning and developing wellbeing from birth to school.
Colwyn Trevarthen is Emeritus Professor of Child Psychology and Psychobiology at the University of Edinburgh, and Vice-President of the British Association for Early Childhood Education.
John Carnochan has 30 years’ experience of policing and is currently the head of Strathclyde Police’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU).
Vivette Glover is Professor in Perinatal Psychobiology, Imperial College London. She has had a long-term interest in biological psychiatry including post-natal depression.
Maria Robinson is a lecturer, counsellor, trainer and adviser in early years development. Her areas of interest include the emotional development of children, attachment and brain development.
Suzanne Zeedyk is currently Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at Dundee University. Her work focuses on parent-infant relationships.