How to Talk to Your Children about the Recession

From on 15th September, 2020

You might see children's anxieties pop up in other places too - like tummy aches and headaches. ACP member, Rachel Melville-Thomas speaks about the impact that financial worries may have on... More

Back to School Normal?

From on 2nd September, 2020

ACP member Rachel Melville-Thomas has been interviewed on BBC radio Bristol. Her section can be heard in the link below starting at 2.09.50 and ending at 2.29. We are very pleased that at the very... More

My Name is Kabir

From on 11th August, 2020

ACP member Jane Elfer discusses how child psychotherapists can offer psychological support to children with cancer and their parents, in this moving account

WE ARE THE NHS: People Plan 2020/21 - action for us all

From on 30th July, 2020

The NHS People Plan for 2020/2021 has now been published. The Plan includes confirmation that HEE is increasing the number of training places for clinical psychology and child and adolescent... More

Children returning to school during lockdown

From on 24th June, 2020

ACP member, Rachel Melville-Thomas discusses how children may be feeling on their return to school. This discussion was aired on Heart East on the 1st of June 2020.


From on 23rd June, 2020

CEO of the Association of Child Psychotherapists Dr Nick Waggett has recorded a webinar in which he discusses what we can learn from the experience of remote and online working during the  COVID... More

Toddler's development negatively affected by social distancing, says Tiny Talk group leader

From on 10th June, 2020

ACP member, Rachel Melville Thomas talks about toddlers' development during lockdown.

First 1001 Days Movement - Open Letter to the Prime Minister

From on 9th June, 2020

Over 130 charities and professional bodies have come together to write an open letter to Boris Johnson calling for a clear cross-government strategy for improving outcomes for all children, including... More

Increase of 25% for key training in psychological care announced

From on 29th May, 2020

Health Education England (HEE) is delighted to announce plans to expand the number of training places for NHS Clinical Psychologists and Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists, from September 2020... More

'My 11-year-old is having panic attacks': how lockdown has affected children's mental health

From on 27th May, 2020

ACP member, Ryan Lowe, talks about the nationwide lockdown has affected childrens mental health.


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