Katherine Durka

BA., MSc.

Trainee Clinical Psychologist

What I do

I am currently in my third year of training and have completed placements in child and adolescent mental health, and adult mental health, learning disabilities, and with older adults.

My final year specialist placement is split between a child learning disability service, and a prison for young offenders.

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Professional Interests

I have particular interests in children and adolescents, trauma, paediatric psychology and forensic psychology. I am also interested in different models and interventions used with these different populations and the role of early intervention.

Publications

Durka, K., & Hacker, T. (2015). The Experience of Receiving and Delivering Consultation in a Residential Childcare Setting for Looked-after and Accommodated Children: A Sequential Exploratory Design. Child Care in Practice,1-16