Diana Wicks Accredited Play Therapist and EMDR Therapist

Diana Wicks Accredited Play Therapist and EMDR Therapist

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Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO11

07905 649610

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Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO11

07905 649610

About me

Hi my name is Di Wicks and I am an accredited play therapist and EMDR therapist based in Scarborough. I offer playful evidence-based therapeutic services to adults, children and young people, as well as therapeutic training to professionals who support the carers of children whose behaviour is spilling out and affecting the whole family.

I work with pre-natal mothers, young children, adolescents  and adults and I offer one to one sessions, family or sibling groups.

The specialist services I offer are tailored to the individual adult, child and/or young person and their family and can include, Play Therapy, attachment focussed dyadic play based on Theraplay® principles and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Filial Play Coaching, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

I am on the Approved Provider List for Therapeutic Services (Yorkshire & Humber Adoption Consortium).

I have a fully equipped therapeutic room with a waiting area and parking close by in the middle of town, close to the beach and shops.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 14 years experience of working with children, young people and their families who have emotional and behavioural difficulties caused by a wide variety of reasons that include:

Loss and bereavement, domestic violence, neglect, abuse (physical, emotional, psychological and sexual), PTSD and trauma across a number of settings that include residential care, foster and adoption services, hostel accommodation and home settings.

My qualifications include a Managing Care Cert, BSc (Hons), PGDip Social Science, PGDip Play Therapy.

I am an Accredited Play Therapist with Play Therapy UK (PTUK)

I have further training in:
Filial Play Coaching,
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR),
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) 
Theraplay.
Sensory Processing, Trauma and Attachment (SAI)
Jungian Sandplay

Please view my web site for links to the above.

Member organisations

PTUK

Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • playroom
  • children's art
  • mod roc adolescent head
  • sandtray therapy

Fees

My fees vary according to the type of intervention and length of the session agreed upon (1:1, family and/or sibling group work etc.) but they range from £50-£60 a session.

The initial consultation and meeting with parents is free of charge.

Further information

I am a fully registered PTUK clinician on the PSA Accredited Register for Play Therapy; I have fully enhanced CRB and DBS clearance; indemnity insurance and I adhere to the PTUK Ethical System; and work with full clinical supervision.

Maps & Directions

Scarborough, YO11

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Please leave a message, text or email and I will get back to you ASAP. Sessions times and days are arranged to suit both of us.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
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