Eloise has been working in the area of child protection and infant mental health for 12 years. Having completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology at the University of Liverpool in 2003, Eloise went on to work in information and research at a number of prominent UK charities including ChildLine, the NSPCC and Macmillan Cancer Support. In 2010, she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Therapy at the University of East London (through the charity Place2Be). For the last seven years, she has worked therapeutically with children from a wide range of backgrounds experiencing a broad scope of issues, in primary schools in the UK and South Africa and children’s homes and orphanages in Kenya.
She is currently working as a Clinical Supervisor, Research Associate and VIPP Intervener on the Healthy Start Happy Start trial, a large scale RCT to evaluate VIPP (Video-intervention to promote positive parenting), an early intervention parenting programme for young children with behavioural problems. She is currently seeking VIPP supervisor accreditation in conjunction with Leiden University, the Netherlands.