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Brighton PIP


BrightPIP is based in Moulsecoomb Children’s Centre, Hodshrove Lane, Brighton BN2 4SE.

The team was established by Dr. Kerry Taylor, Clinical Psychologist and is led by Mary Dobbin, Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Director.

It includes:

Jo Collinson - Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist, responsible for our ‘ assessment and formulation’ programme for services working with infants & families who have complex needs. Also, lead in BrightPiP Clinical Discussion Meetings.

Ali Edwards - Referral & Assessment Co-ordinator  and Antenatal Programme Developer.

Sally Cranfield - Baby Massage Therapist enhancing attachment & bonding through caring and nurturing touch.

Kirsten Francis – Specialist Health Visitor, Family Nurse Practitioner, VIG (Video Interaction Guidance) therapist and Mellow Bumps Pre-Natal Practitioner.


BrightPIP take referrals from Moulsecoomb, Hollingdean and Colsdean areas of Brighton.

To refer please contact Mary Dobbin on 07591846238 or by Email.

We currently offer:

individual parent-infant therapy;

baby massage;

Mellow Bumps Pre-Natal Group;

assessment and formulation of complex attachment for services working with parents from conception to 2 years;

work with birth-trauma, early parental trauma and;

Video Interactive Guidance for new parents experiencing anxiety or distress in the parent-infant relationship.


Providing parent-infant psychological interventions with infants, their families & the services & communities who support them- helping to form a sturdy foundation for all learning, health and behaviour that follows.”