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Madeleine Tatham


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Key Research Interests and Expertise

Madeleine’s doctoral thesis investigated attachment and perceived parental treatment in siblings discordant for eating disorder pathology. She is currently part of a small research group looking at various aspects of the delivery of treatment to the eating disorder population and takes the lead in service evaluation and treatment outcomes for the Norfolk Community Eating Disorders Service.


Dr Madeleine Tatham is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working with the Norfolk Community Eating Disorders Service (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust). She has worked in the field of eating disorders since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 2004 at the University of Hertfordshire. Madeleine relocated from the Vincent Square Clinic Eating Disorders Service in London in March 2011 to take up her current NHS post setting up the newly commissioned county-wide eating disorder service. She completed the Postgraduate Diploma in CBT (Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust and University of Royal Holloway) in 2010 and is a fully accredited BABCP CBT practitioner.
Madeleine recently joined the UEA Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme as a temporary part-time Clinical Tutor in May 2013. Prior to this, she worked as an Associate Academic Tutor on the University of Hertfordshire Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme. 

Teaching Interests

As well as teaching on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at UEA, Madeleine regularly lectures on the undergraduate and Doctorate Clinical Psychology courses at the University of Hertfordshire and University of East London.  Subjects include eating disorders, the application of CBT to the eating disorders and CBT for other psychological disorders.
Conference presentations and symposiums include the 40th BABCP Annual Conference in 2012 (“Implementing CBT for the eating disorders”; Turner, Tatham, Bryant-Waugh & Boughton), the 2010 AED International Conference on Eating Disorders, Salzburg (“Cognitive-behavioural therapy for the eating disorders: Core skills to help your patients recover”; Waller, Tatham & Evans) and the 2010 Eating Disorders International Conference, London (“The use of imagery within cognitive-behavioural therapy for the eating disorders”; Evans & Tatham; “Do you still want to be seen? The pros and cons of the active waiting list management” Tatham, Perera, Stringer & Waller).