Sophie is the Assistant Psychologist within the National i-THRIVE team, and Associate Quality Improvement Lead within The Tavistock and Portman Trust. She also works part-time outside of the NHS in a specialist psychoanalytic playgroup for refugee and asylum-seeking families.

Following her BSc in Psychology, Sophie studied an MSC in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology at the Anna Freud Centre, in collaboration with UCL. Alongside her studies, Sophie worked as a youth participation worker and support worker in a residential home for individuals with autism, learning difficulties and mental health problems.

Within her Assistant Psychologist role, Sophie will assist with the implementation of the THRIVE framework, including facilitating the delivery of workshops and events across multi-agency sites. She is passionate about improving the quality and accessibility of person-centred and needs-focussed care, in order to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families. As Associate QI lead, Sophie is supporting several QI projects within the Children, Young Adult and Family department, developing PDSA cycles and driving continuous improvement across the trust.