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Dr Zoë Maiden

Job title Senior Clinical Psychologist

Area of Expertise

  • Depression, anxiety and trauma in children and young people
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Teaching and training



Dr Zoë Maiden is a Senior Clinical Psychologist who joined the Trauma, Anxiety and Depression Clinic in 2017. She is an accredited British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Practitioner who specialises in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for young people with severe and treatment resistant difficulties. Zoë is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Radically Open Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (RO-DBT) and Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET). Zoë’s prior experience includes extensive work with children and adolescents in specialist outpatient, day-patient and inpatient services. Zoë has a passion for providing interactive teaching and training in order to increase young people’s access to evidence-based treatments.

Whilst working within the team, Zoë has provided teaching on various courses at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuropsychology, including the Clinical Psychology Doctorate and MSc in Child & Adolescent Mental Health.

Zoë currently works in the Trauma, Anxiety and Traumatic Stress clinic part-time. Her other role is as a Clinical Tutor at Kings College London for CYP-IAPT (Children and Young People’s Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies) courses. In this role, Zoë provides lectures, workshops and supervision to a variety of trainee therapists.


Education and Training

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London
  • BSc Psychology, University of Surrey



Maiden, Z. & Cutinha, D. (2020). Early recognition in child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Practitioner, 264, 23-26.

Maiden, Z. (2017). Mechanisms of change in successful treatment of childhood anxiety disorders (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Royal Holloway University of London, London.

Maiden, Z. M., Baker, L., Espie, J., Simic, M. & Tchanturia, K. (2015). Group cognitive remediation therapy format for adolescents. In Tchanturia, K. (Eds.) Brief Group Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders. London: Routledge.

Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Adolescents with Anorexia – The Flexible Thinking Group, August 2014

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