26th January, 2015

ACP member Rachel Melville-Thomas has contributed her expert opinion to a recent real life scenario featured in the Guardian's Problem Solved page. She tackles the difficult issues arising... More

16th January, 2015

In the wake of several distressing news stories recently the Guardian has published an article discussing how to break bad news to children and if adults should even be talking to young people about... More

12th January, 2015

The ACP has joined professional bodies and charities working with vulnerable children and young people in expressing serious concern following news that spending on CAMHS has fallen by nearly... More

10th January, 2015

News that children's mental health services have been 'cut by £50m' has drawn immediate reaction from professional bodies and charities working with vulnerable children and young... More

6th January, 2015

The ACP would like to wish all its members a very happy new year. The start of 2015 brings with it a fresh new look for our website which we hope will be easy to navigate and allow members to quickly... More

23rd December, 2014

The ACP has submitted a response to two recent NICE consultations: End of life care for infants, children and young people in November and Depression in children and young people (update) in December... More

27th November, 2014

The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) has been approved for registration with the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) and the ACP’s register has been accredited under the... More

27th November, 2014

There are “serious and deeply ingrained problems” with the commissioning and delivery of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), MPs have found.A report published today by... More

21st October, 2014

Mental health problems in pregnancy and new mothers is costing society more than £8 billion, according to a new report released today by the London School of Economics and Centre for Mental... More

20th October, 2014

Child witnesses of domestic violence are being given inadequate support, or in some cases none at all, the BBC reports today. It tells the story of a mother-of-two in Essex who fled her abusive... More


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