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Contact Us

For enquiries about AdOpt please feel free to contact:

Dr. Lin Yool - on 0161 203 3288

(or click here to e-mail)

Dr Lin Yool is a Clinical Psychologist. She has worked for the NHS for 17 years specifically with children, young people and their families. She has particular skills, experience and knowledge of working with children who are adopted or in foster care.

Early in her career Lin led a multi-state Functional Therapy Team (FFT) in Washington State USA where she worked with young people and families at risk of and in the juvenile justice system.  Since returning to the UK in 2005, Lin has continued to work in evidence base programmes and was a Team Leader in a TFCO-Prevention (TFCO-P) programme for children aged 3-6 years.  She developed co-ordinated and monitored treatment goals for children to develop skills for permanent, stable placements including adoption.

Lin particularly enjoys training, consultancy and supervision and has extensive experience in these areas. She is passionate about sharing psychological knowledge, implementing evidence-based programmes and in working collaboratively with colleagues to improve outcomes for children and their families.

Lin provides development, consultation and training within the NIS, and is the programme lead for AdOpt.

Alternatively, contact Colin Waterman - Director