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Charlotte Emma Wilson
Assistant Prof in Clinical Psychology, Psychology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Warwick, Reardon, Cooper, Murayama, Reynolds, Wilson & Creswell, Complete recovery from anxiety disorders following Cognitive Behavior Therapy in children and adolescents: A meta-analysis, Clinical Psychology Review, 52, 2017, p77 - 91 Journal Article, 2017

Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Pearce, Stephanie Summers, Lucie Taylor, Charles Haworth, Psychosocial development in young people with cystic fibrosis, Clinical Psychology Forum, 279, 2016, p47 - 50 Journal Article, 2016

Wilson, Burns, Ryan, Bourne & Barrett, Developmental considerations in children's worry, Developmental considerations in children's worry, Belfast, 14th-16th September, 2016 Published Abstract, 2016

Wilson, McFadden, Cadden & Dillon, Third wave therapies: exploring mechanisms of change using qualitative methods, British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Belfast, 15th-17th June , 2016 Published Abstract, 2016

Wilson , What helps children with anxiety disorders?, Childrenǯs Research Network Ireland, Dublin, 10th December, 2015 Published Abstract, 2015

Ni Chobhthaigh, S. & Wilson, C., Children's understanding of embarrassment: Integrating mental time travel and mental state information, British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 33, (3), 2015, p324 - 339 Journal Article, 2015

WIlson and colleagues, o Involving service users and carers in the training of Clinical Psychologists, IIMHN/Enter Mental Health European Conference, Dublin, 4-5th June 2015, 2015 Published Abstract, 2015

Wilson , Ten things we have learned about CBT from working with children and families, Irish Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Annual Research Day, Dublin, 2014, IABCP Invited Talk, 2014

Wilson , o Children are just little adults aren't they? Lessons for CBT from Developmental Psychology, BPS, DCP, Faculty of Children, Young People and their families, Peterborough, UK, 30th Sept - 1st Oct, BPS, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Wilson, Ni Chobthaigh, Curtin, O'Brien, Skelton, Children's Thinking about the Future, Psychological Society of Ireland, Kilkenny, November 2014, 2014 Published Abstract, 2014

Errity & WIlson, The impact of paternal anxiety on father-child interactions , European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, The Hague, 10-13th Sept 2014, EABCT, 2014 Published Abstract, 2014

Wilson, CE, Smith, ELS, Coker, S, Hobbis, I, & Acerini, C., Testing an integrated model of eating disorders in paediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus. , Pediatric Diabetes. , 2014, pdoi: 10.1111/pedi.12202 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Reynolds, S., Wilson, C., Austin, J., & Hooper, L. , Effects of psychotherapy for anxiety in children and adolescents: a meta-analytic review, Clinical Psychology Review,, 32, (4), 2012, p251 - 262 Journal Article, 2012

Wilson, C. & Hall, M, Thought control strategies in young people; links with OCD symptoms and meta-cognitive beliefs, Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, , 40, (4), 2012, p438 - 451 Journal Article, 2012

Adult Models of Anxiety and Their Application to Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders. in, editor(s)W. Silverman & A. Field , Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Research, Assessment and Intervention , Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011, [Cartwright-Hatton, S., Reynolds, S., & Wilson, C. ] Book Chapter, 2011

Wilson, C. et al. , The role of meta-cognition and parenting in adolescent worry. , Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 2011, p71 - 79 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Wilson, C. & Hughes, C. , Worry, beliefs about worry and problem solving in young children., Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39, 2011, p507 - 521 Journal Article, 2011

Kelly, V., Barker, H., Field, A., Wilson, C., & Reynolds, S. , Can Rachman's Indirect Pathways be used to Un-learn Fear? A prospective paradigm to test whether children's fears can be reduced using positive information and modelling a non-anxious response. , Behaviour, Research and Therapy, 48, 2010, p164 - 170 Journal Article, 2010

Reeves, J. Reynolds, S., Coker, S., & Wilson, C, An experimental manipulation of responsibility in children., Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry,, 41, 2010, p228 - 233 Journal Article, 2010

Wilson, C., Pathological worry in children: What do we currently know?, Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 1, 2010, p6 - 33 Journal Article, 2010

Turner, L. & Wilson, C. , Worry, mood and stop rules in young adolescents: Does the Mood-as-Input theory apply, Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 1, 2010, p34 - 51 Journal Article, 2010

Gifford, S., Reynolds, S. Bell, S., & Wilson, C. , Threat interpretation bias in anxious children and their mothers. , Cognition and Emotion, 22, 2008, p497 - 508 Journal Article, 2008

Wilson, C.E., Gardner, F.E.M., Burton, J., & Leung, S. , Maternal attributions and maternal behaviour - are they linked? , Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 35, 2007, p164 - 178 Journal Article, 2007

Wilson, C, Calam, R, & White, C, A comparison of direct and spontaneous methods for assessing parental cognitions. , British Journal of Clinical Psychology, , 46, 2007, p485 - 489 Journal Article, 2007

Hughes, C., Lecce, S., & Wilson, C.E., , "Do you know what I want?" Preschoolers talk about desires, thoughts and feelings in their conversations with sibs and friends, Cognition and Emotion, 21, 2007, p330 - 350 Journal Article, 2007

Wilson, C.E., Gardner, F.E.M., Burton, J., & Leung, S. , Maternal attributions and young children's behaviour problems; a longitudinal study. , Infant and Child Development,, 15, 2006, p109 - 121 Journal Article, 2006

Wilson, C.E., & White, C. , The effect of intervention on parental attributions and reported behaviour. , Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 34, 2006, p503 - 507 Journal Article, 2006

Gardner, F.E.M., Ward, S., Burton, J., & Wilson, C.E., , he role of mother-child joint play in the early development of children's conduct problems: A longitudinal observational study, Social Development, 12, 2003, p361 - 378 Journal Article, 2003

Forrester, E, Wilson, C. & Salkovskis. P. , The occurrence of intrusive thoughts transforms meaning in ambiguous situations: an experimental study. , Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 30, 2002, p143 - 152 Journal Article, 2002

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Hevey, D., Wilson, C., and McCaulely, M., Investigating the use of CISM in the Irish Fire Service, May, 2016 Report, 2016

Research Expertise


  • Title
    • Effectiveness of therapy for anxiety in young people with
  • Summary
    • This systematic review and meta-analysis explores the effectiveness of existing therapies for young people who have both Autism Spectrum Conditions and clinical levels of anxiety. It also explores possible mediators and moderators of effectiveness.
  • Date From
    • September 2016
  • Date To
    • September 2018
  • Title
    • Bright Horizons child development study
  • Summary
    • The Bright Horizons study aims to provide a two year (corrected age) developmental assessment for babies who were born prematurely.
  • Funding Agency
    • The National Children's Hospital Foundation
  • Date From
    • June 2016


Adolescent Psychology; Aetiology of mental illness; Allied Health Education; Anxiety; At-Risk Children/Youth; Behavioral/Experimental Psychology; Child and Adolescent Mental Health; Child Psychology/Development; Childhood and mental health; Children's worry; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Development/Processes; Continuing Professional Development; Development, prevention and treatment of mental disease or disorder; Developmental and mental disorders; Developmental Psychology; Emotional, behavioural and cognitive disorders; Family; Gender Differences; Higher Education; Infants; Mental health promotion; Mental Health Service User Involvement; Phobias



Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health 1996 – present

British Psychological Society 1997 – present

British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies 1999 – present

Psychological Society of Ireland 2014 – Present

Last updated 4 June 2015 School of Psychology (Email).