Victoria Clarke

Medical Reviewer

Victoria Clarke serves as our expert medical reviewer and is a registered pediatric nurse in the United Kingdom, specializing in child and adolescent mental health. She has a range of experience working with children, young people, and their families in acute, inpatient, and community settings. Additionally, Victoria has a special interest in the psychoanalytic approach and how this informs our understanding of emotional development, attachment, and behavior. Her expertise and dedication to the field significantly contribute to our mission of providing accurate and valuable information to individuals seeking guidance on child and adolescent mental health at MentalHealth.com.

Education

University of Surrey
Master of Science (MSc), Psychology
2017 - 2018

University of West London
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
2014 - 2017

Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke

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  • Feb 14th 2023
  • Est. 4 minutes read

Acute stress disorder is a psychological response to a traumatic or upsetting event. This is more than the expected natural response…

  • Written by Ethan Cullen
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Feb 13th 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read

Medications, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), can…

  • Written by Sean Jackson
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Feb 1st 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs only at specific times of the year, usually caused…

  • Written by Dr. Jenni Jacobsen, PhD
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Jan 31st 2023
  • Est. 6 minutes read
  • Written by Cristina Po Wenger
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Jan 31st 2023
  • Est. 8 minutes read
  • Written by Cristina Po Wenger
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Jan 16th 2023
  • Est. 7 minutes read

The essence of a good friendship is reciprocity. It’s all about give and take. One day you may be having…

  • Written by Samir Kadri
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Jan 13th 2023
  • Est. 9 minutes read

Practicing kindness, nurturement and encouragement is the essence of being a good parent. As children, we depend on our parents…

  • Written by Samir Kadri
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke
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  • Jan 13th 2023
  • Est. 5 minutes read
  • Written by Samantha Bazely
  • Medically reviewed by Victoria Clarke