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The Caterpillar Clinic was developed in 2021 by Dr. Claire Conlon. The goal of the clinic is to provide psychological support to families in a safe, convenient, and effective way. Parents gain the most from psychological support when it is easily accessible to them and when they can access the support at a pace that works with their schedule. The Caterpillar Clinic aims to offer this type of support with its online services.

At present, we offer one-to-one parent consultation sessions that can be booked online and a range of online parenting programmes. We will endeavor to develop as many programmes as we can to suit the range of needs noted by parents.

We specialize in the following areas:


- Helping a parent understand the needs of their child


- Anxiety management for children


- Parenting a child with additional medical or developmental needs


- Managing behavioral difficulties


- Concerns around development, social communication, and interaction as well as mental health difficulties in children.


- Helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


- Understanding trauma, including birth trauma and trauma/anxiety related to parenting a child with additional neurodevelopmental, physical or medical needs.


- Sleep, feeding, and toileting difficulties


The Caterpillar Clinic is also on Instagram where a range of short videos may provide some additional information that might help you and your child.

Post assessment feedback 2024

"We chose the Caterpillar Clinic for a private asd assessment for our child. After researching pediatric psychologists due to long public waiting lists, we knew we found the perfect fit with Claire from the first email. The entire process was made easy and gave us reassurance and confidence in parenting our child with a diagnosis. The assessment itself was fantastic, child focused, calm, and most importantly warm and welcoming. We would recommend the Caterpillar Clinic to any parent who's looking for a positive experience navigating an often emotional and challenging new path in your journey of asd"


Welcome to the page and I hope you find it useful.

Just to be aware that the content provided in the online workshops are for information purposes only. To be clear purchasing an online workshop does not initiate any type of therapeutic relationship with Dr. Conlon. This one time coaching workshop is not therapy and does not replace therapy. During the course of completion of the workshops if you become concerned about yourself or your child, please seek the support of your local GP or out of hours medical service. Similarly, if you become concerned about the welfare of your child/yourself while awaiting or following a consultation, please seek the support of your GP or out of hours service. All opinions expressed on this website and in the blog content are my own. I reserve the right to update and review this section at any stage with immediate effect. Thanks for understanding.  

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