Mary Barrett joined Maudsley Health CAMHS team in January 2019 as an educational psychologist.
Prior to qualifying as an educational psychologist, Mary worked as a primary school teacher,
teaching in immersion education and bilingual schools in the Republic of Ireland.
As an educational psychologist, Mary has worked across primary care mental health, education and
disability sectors. She has a wide range of experience working systemically with students, teachers
and families across pre-school, primary level, second-level and third-level educational contexts.
Mary provides assessments and interventions for students, teachers and parents in the areas of
inclusive education and SEN, specific and general learning and intellectual needs,
neurodevelopmental needs, neurological and physical disabilities, and in mild-moderate mental
health needs. She regularly completes consultative work with schools and with families regarding
the development and adaptation of whole-school and individualised learning, behavioural and
Mary has presented at a number of conferences in Ireland for her research in supporting children
with special educational needs in bilingual schools.