Wirral’s  Learning Disability CAMHS team is a community based, specialist service, offering support to children, young people and families/ carers across Wirral.


The team is based within the Child Development Centre, St Catherines Health Centre, Birkenhead.


We are

  • Melanie, team leader/ learning disability nurse

  • Chris, learning disability nurse

  • Lisa, consultant clinical psychologist

  • Sandra, clinical psychologist

  • Jacqui, clinical psychologist

  • Helen, assistant practitioner

  • Stephanie, assistant psychologist

  • Debbie, team administrator

  • Mary, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist

The team offer the following services

    • 1:1 work with families based on individual needs

    • behavioural, health, sleep and mental health assessments

    • behavioural advice and interventions

    • advice, support and training to families/carers and professionals

    • telephone consultations and advice

    • Early Bird Programme – for parents whose children who have been recently diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)

    • Signposts Parenting Programme ‘ For Building Better Behaviour’

Making a referral

Referrals to the team can be made via GP, school nurse/ school staff or health professionals.

Please contact the Central Administration Team, Adcote House on (0151) 488 8111 for more information.