Filmed conversations with experts

Conversations with experts can be found throughout this resource. Here you can view them together along with background information.

Robin Balbernie

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Robin Balbernie is currently Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in Gloucestershire CAMHS. He has a special interest in early interventions.

Professor Aline-Wendy Dunlop

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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.

Doctor Rosemary Roberts

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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.

Professor Colwyn Trevarthen

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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.

Detective Chief Superintendent John Carnochan

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John Carnochan has 30 years’ experience of policing and is currently the head of Strathclyde Police’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU).

Professor Vivette Glover

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Vivette Glover is Professor in Perinatal Psychobiology, Imperial College London. She has had a long-term interest in biological psychiatry including post-natal depression.

Doctor Maria Robinson

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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.

Doctor Suzanne Zeedyk

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Suzanne Zeedyk is currently Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at Dundee University. Her work focuses on parent-infant relationships.