Sophie Hughes - CAYP Psychology

Dr. Sophie Hughes

BSc (Hons). MSc. PGCert. DClinPsych.

My Expertise

ADHD, Attachment, Bonding with babies, Early years difficulties, Emotional regulation, Video Interaction Guidance (VIG)


Clinical Psychologist

Age Range

0-5 years, 6-11 years




About Me

Sophie is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years experience working in mental health services in both the NHS and in private practice.

She specialises in psychological assessments, individual and group based interventions and training of professionals.  Alongside her private practice, she provides consultation and supervision to NHS autism services.

Sophie holds an Applaud Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy in relation to her work as a university lecturer in Developmental Psychology.  Her  interests include understanding how our early years shape our development and developmental trauma. She is passionate about Video Interactive Guidance (VIG) and the positive, hopeful approach this intervention incorporates. Sophie offers online appointments.

Professional Qualifications

  • Psychology (BSc with Honours)
    University of the West of England
  • Low Intensity Psychological Interventions (PGCert)
    University of Surrey
  • Health Psychology (MSc)
    King’s College, London
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)
    University of Southampton