Between 1984 and 1987, Dr Krasner trained in clinical psychology within the National Health Service. She qualified as a clinical psychologist in 1987, attaining the British Psychological Society’s Diploma in Clinical Psychology.
Dr Krasner then worked in NHS children’s and adolescents' services, within a range of hospital paediatric services (for example, at the Westminster Children’s Hospital and at St Stephen’s Hospital, London), in community paediatric services (including those serving the communities of Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Ealing, Southall & Acton), and in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services, (including the services in Westminster, Fulham and the London Borough of Ealing). Between 1993 and 2000, Dr Krasner was the head of Children's and Learning Disabilities' Services at Blackhill Healthcare Limited, an independent clinical psychology practice providing outsourced NHS services and an independent practice.
In 2000, she formed her own independent Practice.
In addition to providing an assessment and treatment service for children, teenagers, young adults and their families, Dr Krasner also offers consultation and training services to a range of schools, special schools, voluntary, state and private sector organisations providing services to children and adolescents and their families.
Dr Krasner held an honorary advisory role on the British Board of Film Classification’s Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing from 1999 until 2010. Dr Krasner currently sits on the BBC’s Annual Review Panel for BBC branded magazines.
Dr Tatchell graduated with a BSc (hons) degree in Psychology from University College London in 1991, and then worked in clinical research before completing the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology training at University College London in 1997. Her associated doctoral research thesis examined the relationship between social problem solving skills and levels of distress reported by adolescents with learning disability.
Dr Tatchell worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in NHS services until 2015. Her NHS career spanned many services including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS); Social Communication/Neurodevelopmental Services; services for children and adolescents with physical, medical and learning disabilities; services for children and staff in the care system; and in community children’s services where she provided teaching and training for school and health staff.
Dr Tatchell’s work has included posts in Hounslow, Harrow and Hillingdon, Brent, Kensington Chelsea & Westminster and Hertfordshire.
Dr Tatchell is experienced in administering cognitive (IQ) assessments, and is trained to administer the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS). Dr Tatchell was trained at the Tavistock & Portman Clinic in providing psychodynamic interventions for children, adolescents and adults with learning disability.
Dr Tatchell volunteers for a charity offering work placements for adults with learning disabilities and autism.