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Dr Katie Lang

Job title Clinical Psychologist


Katie has worked as a Clinical Psychologist in the National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service since 2020, providing specialist assessment and evidence-based treatment to children and young people with OCD and BDD across the country. She is also involved in providing teaching and training to other professionals. She also previously worked in the clinic as an Assistant Psychologist between 2008-2011. Prior to her Clinical Psychologist role at the clinic, Katie completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. She also completed a PhD in Psychological Medicine, investigating neuropsychological processing in individuals with Anorexia Nervosa with the aim of helping to develop new and tailored treatments for those suffering from eating disorders. Katie is passionate about providing evidence-based care to young people with OCD and BDD and continuing to contribute to research that helps to improve existing psychological interventions for young people with OCD and BDD.


Area of Expertise, Specialism or Research Interests

OCD, BDD. Research interests in eating disorders and Neuropsychological processing.


Education and Training

  • BSc in Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London (2004-2007)
  • MSc Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Goldsmiths College, University of London (2010-2011)
  • PhD in Psychological Medicine, IoPPN (2012-2015)
  • Postdoctoral study at IoPPN (2015-2016)
  • Honorary Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Chiba, Japan (2016)
  • DClinPsy (Clinical Psychology Doctorate), IoPPN (2017-2020)




Katie has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and contributed to several book chapters. These can be viewed here:


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