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.

I struggle with handwashing. Will my son inherit my OCD?

From Guardian on 27th May, 2020

ACP member, Graham Music, discusses OCD with The Guardian.

The Guardian view on declining happiness: it’s not all bad news

From Guardian on 7th May, 2020

The Association of Child Psychotherapists was mentioned in this article by the Guardian as an example of an organisation creating new initiatives during the lockdown. The new initiative is the... More

Growing concerns about mental health in UK

From on 1st May, 2020

ACP member Rajni Sharma discusses the effects of lockdown on childrens' mental health with Al Jazeera

The ACP joins over 40 leading mental health, family and children’s charities and professional bodies to call on national and local decision makers to give urgent attention to the wellbeing of babies, toddlers and their parents during the COVID-19 crisis

From on 8th April, 2020

Charities call on government to take urgent action to keep babies safe Today, over 40 leading mental health, family and children’s charities and professional bodies... More

Guidance for psychological professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic

From on 1st April, 2020

Important guidance has been issued jointly by the Psychological Professions Network and the professional bodies representing the 12 psychological professions working in the NHS. This includes the... More


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