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Our relationship with our 32-year-old daughter has broken down

From Guardian on 25th May, 2018

ACP Member, Rachel Melville-Thomas offers her advice

ACP quoted in Education and Health and Social Care Select Committee report

From ACP on 23rd May, 2018

The Education and Health and Social Care Select Committees published their response to the government’s proposals to roll out mental health provision in schools. In a document titled ‘The... More

Work with us - ACP Business Manager Vacancy

From ACP on 16th May, 2018

The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) has a vacancy for a Business Manager as we moved forward in developing the operational and professional life of the association. Reporting to the Chief... More

Home Office faces court action over asylum children

From Guardian on 24th April, 2018

ACP Member, Sheila Melzak, on the long wait traumatised child asylum seekers have to endure before their cases are addressed

Is a 'simple' baseline test for four-year-olds about to bring the fight over primary assessment to a head?

From TES on 14th April, 2018

The ACP, as part of the More Than A Score coalition, features in a Tes report on baseline assessments of four-year-olds. Our concerns are about growing stress levels for schoolchildren and the lack... More

Is a 'simple' baseline test for four-year-olds about to bring the fight over primary assessment to a head?

From ACP on 14th April, 2018

The ACP, as part of the More Than A Score coalition, features in a Tes report on baseline assessments of four-year-olds. Our concerns are about growing stress levels for schoolchildren and... More

ACP Chief Executive speaks at the Unite Lobby of Parliament

From ACP on 21st March, 2018

 Chief Executive of the ACP, Dr Nick Waggett, Speaks on behalf of child psychotherapists at a lobby of parliament organised by Unite in support of applied psychologists working in the NHS.... More

ACP Responds to the Department of Health's Consultation Paper: Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation

From ACP on 14th March, 2018

The ACP has submitted a response to the Department of Health's Consultation Paper, Promoting Professionalism, Reforming Regulation, welcoming the Department's intention to simplify the... More

The Shadow health secretary shares the ACP's concerns about the green paper

From ACP on 8th March, 2018

Shadow health secretary, Jon Ashworth, has written in the Leicester Mercury, sharing the ACP's concerns about the government's green paper on children and young people's mental health.... More

ACP responds to the Guardian report on failings and preventable deaths across mental health services

From ACP on 7th March, 2018

The ACP's Chief Executive, Nick Waggett, responds in a letter to the Guardian about its recent investigation into mental health services. See the letter and report here.

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