Dr Antigone Gkaravella
Mental Health Specialist & Service Manager
Dr Antigone Gkaravella is Mental Health Specialist in a Neurodevelopmental Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in London. She is a Clinical Lecturer in the MSc in Child & Adolescent Mental Health in UCL GOS Institute of Child Health and a Practice Tutor in the Children & Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies ASD/ LD Course (CYP-IAPT ASCLD) at the Anna Freud Centre. Her special interest is in neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Intellectual Disability, and in co-production of services with patients to improve patient experience of care.
Dr Gkaravella has over 15 years’ experience in multi-disciplinary assessments of children and adolescents with children with neurodevelopmental disorders and comorbid mental health disorders in CAMHS in London. She has experience in management, leadership, and Transforming Care Programmes within the NHS. Antigone is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Video-Interaction Guidance, Incredible Years and Positive Behaviour Support and uses these approaches when working with children and their families.
Education & Qualifications
- MSc in Social work (Mental Health & Family Therapy Pathway) - Royal Holloway University of London (2005)
- MSc in Mental Health Services Research- Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London (2006)
- MA Advanced Award in Working with Children, Young People & their Families - Tavistock Centre (2010)
- Advanced Video Interaction Guidance Practitioner (2014)
- Professional Doctorate - Tavistock Centre in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (2015)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - University of Reading (2015)