Ayla Humphrey completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University in 1994. She is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead for Children and Young People’s Psychological Services, Cambridge and Peterborough Foundation Trust and an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Her interest is in the advancement of services for children and families and early identification of mental health and developmental needs. She is co-founder of Cambridge Centre for Paediatric Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (CCPNR) the first holistic centre in the UK for young people with acquired brain injury. She was awarded the 2017 British Psychological Society award for “Outstanding Contribution to Applied Practice.” Her research has also focused on early development in children with Tuberous Sclerosis, autism, and epilepsy. Current collaborations include “Delivery of Cognitive Therapy for Young People After Trauma” (Decrypt); “British Autism Study of Infant Siblings” (BASIS).
Ayla Humphrey completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University in 1994. She is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead for Children and Young People’s Psychological Services, Cambridge and Peterborough Foundation Trust and an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Her interest is in the advancement of services for children and families and early identification of mental health and developmental needs. She is co-founder of Cambridge Centre for Paediatric Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (CCPNR) the first holistic centre in the UK for young people with acquired brain injury. Hello my name is Kerry. Hello my name is Kerry. Hello my name is Kerry. Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello.
Hitchcock C, Goodall B, Wright IM, Boyle A, Johnston D, Dunning D, Gillard J, Griffiths K, Humphrey A, McKinnon A, Panesar IK, Werner-Seidler A, Watson P, Smith P, Meiser-Stedman R, Dalgleish T. The early course and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in very young children: diagnostic prevalence and predictors in hospital-attending children and a randomized controlled proof-of-concept trial of trauma-focused cognitive therapy, for 3- to 8-year-olds. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2022 Jan;63(1):58-67. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13460. Epub 2021 Jun 14. PMID: 34128219.
Soneson E, Burn AM, Anderson JK, Humphrey A, Jones PB, Fazel M, Ford T, Howarth E. Determining stakeholder priorities and core components for school-based identification of mental health difficulties: A Delphi study. J Sch Psychol. 2022 Apr;91:209-227. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2022.01.008. Epub 2022 Feb 8. PMID: 35190077; PMCID: PMC8891236.
Soneson E, Das S, Burn AM, van Melle M, Anderson JK, Fazel M, Fonagy P, Ford T, Gilbert R, Harron K, Howarth E, Humphrey A, Jones PB, Moore A. Leveraging Administrative Data to Better Understand and Address Child Maltreatment: A Scoping Review of Data Linkage Studies. Child Maltreat. 2022 Mar 3:10775595221079308. doi: 10.1177/10775595221079308. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35240863.
Burn AM , Vainre M, Humphrey A, and Howarth E (2020), “Evaluating the CYP-IAPT transformation of child and adolescent mental health services in Cambridgeshire, UK: a qualitative implementation study”. Implementation Science Communications. 14 (1):89
Childs‑Fegredo J.,·Burn AM, Duschinsky R, Humphrey A,· Ford T, · Jones PB, Howarth E (2020), “Acceptability and Feasibility of Early Identification of Mental Health Difficulties in Primary Schools: A Qualitative Exploration of UK School Staff and Parents’ Perceptions” School Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-020-09398-3
Soneson, E., Howarth, E., Ford, T., Humphrey,A., Jones,PB, Thompson Coon J.,Rogers M, Anderson JK (2020) Feasibility of School-Based Identification of Children and Adolescents Experiencing, or At-risk of Developing, Mental Health Difficulties: a Systematic Review. Prev Sci (2020). https://doi-org.ezp.lib.cam.ac.uk/10.1007/s11121-020-01095-6
Hollocks MJ, Casson R, White C, Dobson J, Beazley P, Humphrey A (2019). Brief Report: An Evaluation of the Social Communication Questionnaire as a Screening Tool for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young People Referred to Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. ;49(6):2618-2623.
Gracey F, Watson S, McHugh M, Swan A, Humphrey A, Adlam A (2014), “Age at injury, emotional problems and executive functioning in understanding disrupted social relationships following childhood acquired brain injury.” Social Care and Neurodisability, 5 (3): 160-170.
Sullivan C J, Tavassoli T, Armstrong K, Baron-Cohen S, Humphrey A. (2014). “Reliability of self, parental, and researcher measurements of head circumference. Molecular Autism. 5(2).
Humphrey A., Golan O., Wilson B, Sopena S. “Executive Dysfunction and its measurement in Children with Asperger’s Disorder”. In (Eds). I. Roth and P. Rezaie (eds): Researching the Autism Spectrum: Contemporary Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011
Owens G, Granader Y, Humphrey A, Baron-Cohen S. LEGO therapy and the social use of language programme: an evaluation of two social skills interventions for children with high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. J Autism Dev Disord. 2008 Nov;38(10):1944-57. doi: 10.1007/s10803-008-0590-6. Epub 2008 Jun 20. PMID: 18566882.
Humphrey A., Ploubidis GB, Yates JRW, Steinberg T, Bolton PF (2008). The Early Childhood Epilepsy Severity Scale (E-Chess). Epilepsy Research. 79(2-3):139-45.
Humphrey A. (2006). Children behaving badly – a case of misunderstanding? The development of a CAMHS based child neuropsychology service. The Psychologist, 19 (8): 494-495.
Humphrey A, Neville BGR, Clarke A, Bolton PF. (2006) “Autistic regression associated with seizure onset in an infant with Tuberous Sclerosis”. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 48: 609–611.