Amelia Carton

BSc (Hons)


Trainee Clinical Psychologist

I am currently in my first year of Clinical Psychology training. I am based at the John Radcliffe in Paediatric Psychology for my second placement. My first placement was in adult mental health at Healthy Minds, Buckinghamshire Primary Care Wellbeing Service. 

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Professional Interests

Prior to clinical training, I worked as a research assistant conducting research with people affected by young onset and rare dementias, particularly Posterior Cortical Atrophy and Alzheimer's disease.

Alongside this role, I worked in the Women's Health department at UCLH, specifically within the perinatal mental health service where I worked therapeutically with women who were at risk of developing puerperal psychosis or depression, and co-facilitated psychoeducational and CBT-based groups for women who were in remission from breast-cancer.

publications

Carton, A. & Smith, D. (2014) Assessing the relationship between eating disorder psychopathology and autistic traits in a non-clinical adult population, Journal of Eating and Weight Disorders, 19(3), 285-93

Carton, A. et al. (2015) Posterior Cortical Atrophy: Understanding and Support, The Journal of Dementia Care, 23(6), 22-24

Cohen, M. & Carton, A. et al (2016) Processing emotion from abstract art in frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Neurospsychologia, 81, 245-254

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Carton, A. et al. (2016): The effects of dementia related visual impairment on route following in Posterior Cortical Atrophy and typical Alzheimer’s disease, The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Toronto

Carton, A. et al. (2016): Profiles in Paint presented at:

- The Posterior Cortical Atrophy Support Group, London,

- West Cheshire's Listen, Learn & Do Dementia event,

- Posterior Cortical Atrophy Support Group, Wokingham. 

poster presentations

Carton, A. et al. (2015): The Stages of Posterior Cortical Atrophy, The UK Dementia Congress, Telford