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23rd November, 2016

The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) has signed up to the Equality4Mental Health Cross Party initiative launched last week by former Health Ministers. The ACP believes strongly that if we... More

18th November, 2016

Young person NRM, writes about the constant pressure on children and young people today and how important it is to avoid using success or fail labels. “Some people are naturally adept... More

18th November, 2016

Underfunding of child and adolescent mental health services is highlighted in a new research report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.Some local NHS areas are spending less than £... More

7th November, 2016

ACP members Dilys Daws and Alexandra Rementeria, have been awarded the 2016 first prize in Popular Medicine from the British Medical Association (BMA) Book Awards for their book, Finding Your... More

1st November, 2016

Today sees the launch of the Primary School Assessment campaign, More Than a Score, supported by the ACP. Organisations from across the world of education are today launching More Than a... More

22nd October, 2016

A mother contacted the Guardian Weekend, problem solved columnasking for help with her 19-year-old son, describing how he, "isn’t in regular work and has started stealing from... More

16th October, 2016

Heather Stewart, Chair of the Association of Child Psychotherapists, met with James Morris, MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary to Jeremy Hunt, on Friday 14th October at his constituency office in... More

14th October, 2016

The NICE children’s attachment quality standard (QS133) was published on the NICE website yesterday. The ACP contributed to the standard identifying key areas including, comprehensive... More

12th October, 2016

Despite the collective efforts of schools, social workers and hospitals, children and parents speak of reduced child mental health services, unable to help patients until their condition becomes... More

10th October, 2016

ACP member, Katie Argent, writes for the Guardian about children who suffer from severe emotional difficulties."These are the children for whom general interventions, such as... More

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