EMILIA DOWLING is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist. She is Head of Child Psychology in the Child and Family Department at the Tavistock Clinic, and Visiting Professor in the Psychology Department, Birkbeck College (University of London). In addition to her work with divorcing families, her research interests include systemic consultation with families, schools and general practice. In all areas of her work she is particularly interested in the children's perspective.
GILL GORELL BARNES is Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Tavistock Clinic and works as a freelance Family Therapist and teacher. She acts as Consultant for Training at the Institute of Family Therapy in London and has worked with families for over 30 years in a variety of settings. She has recently completed some innovative research into children's experience of step-families (Growing up in Step-Families, OUP, 1998) and is now working on a further project on fathers, also based at the Child and Family Department at the Tavistock Clinic.