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Newcastle PIP



The Newcastle PIP is situated at The Woodlands Centre, Newton Place, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7HD.

Newcastle PIP began work in January 2017 and our team is:

Peter Toolan – Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Clinical Lead

Jane Turner – Parent Infant Psychotherapist

Marie Clark – Parent Infant Psychotherapist

Kate Purdy – Parent Infant Psychotherapist

Elaine Corrigan - Parent Infant Psychotherapist

Matthew Evans - Parent Infant Psychotherapist

Jude Storer – Specialist Health Visitor

Lesley Hutchinson – Service Manager

Janice Craig – Administrator

NewPIP is supported by the local charity Children North East.


NewPIP take referrals from across the city and this can be done here.

We offer support in the home and across the city’s network of children’s centres.  

NewPIP also trains the local workforce in infant mental health.  Course details can be found here.