Dr. Judy Eaton

Dr Judy Eaton is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has extensive experience of assessing, diagnosing, and working therapeutically with adults, children, and families across the ability spectrum; specifically, those who are Autistic, have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), and generalised learning disabilities. Judy’s clinical practice is strongly influenced by systemic family therapy, and she is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which she uses successfully to work with Autistic people who have experienced trauma. Judy is the author of ‘A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum’.

Cathie and Judy deliver Advanced Autism Training for social workers, and both contributed to the recent publication by BASW ‘Fabricated or Induced Illness and Perplexing Presentations – Abbreviated Practice Guide for Social Work Practitioners’. In collaboration with Health Education, NHS England, they are producing a training video for General Practitioners on older Autistic adults.

Many Autistic people are misdiagnosed with borderline/emotionally unstable personality disorder with professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists,…