Maria Powell Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist ACP(Reg) BAHons
I am a Qualified Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist.
I work with babies, children and young people up to the age 24.I also work with parents in thinking about their children. I write reports for paediatricians.
I offer therapy for anxiety, depression. Bereavement, Bullying, Relationship difficulties, Low self confidence, self harm. Exam stress . Trauma. Autism Spectrum Disorder,Developmental delay hearing difficulties. Emotional and behavioural difficulties, selective mutism.
I offer parent and child family sessions
Therapy is through observation, play, art and a talking therapy
Training, qualifications & experience
QUALIFIED CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOTHERAPIST TRAINED AT BIrmingham Trust for Psychoanalytical Psychotherapists
DIPLOMA PSYCHOANALYTICAL OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES University East London and Tavistock Clinic London
BA HONS DEGREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT University of Luton
NNEB Nursery Nurse trained.
30 years experience of working with children and families.
Association of Child Psychotherapists
The ACP is the registering body for NHS trained Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists. ACP members undergo a minimum 6 year training; two years at Masters level then 4 years full-time clinical in the NHS qualifying in a Doctorate Level course. Full members are able to work with neonates, mothers & babies, parents & toddlers, primary school age children & adolescents. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Appts can be arranged