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The ACP's CEO says that young people with serious mental health problems will be harmed by flawed government plans for children's mental health

From on 27th January, 2018

In the Guardian and Observer this weekend, the ACP challenges plans laid out in a recent green paper on children and young people's mental health. The ACP's Chief Executive, Dr Nick... More

Troubled children at risk from mental health proposals, warn therapists

From Observer on 27th January, 2018

The ACP's Chief Executive, Dr Nick Waggett, argues that young people with the most serious mental health problems will be harmed by flawed government plans to boost services in schools for... More

Should my friend block her 12-year-old son's access to pornography?

From Guardian on 27th January, 2018

 Advice from ACP member Ann Horne

ACP members and their book are mentioned in a letter to the Guardian

From Guardian on 19th January, 2018

Finding your way with your baby by Dilys Daws and Alexandra de Rementeria

ACP responds to the joint select committees inquiry about children and young people's mental health

From on 14th January, 2018

The Association of Child Psychotherapists responds to the joint inquiry of the House of Commons Select Committees on Health and Education, into the proposed scope and implementation of the green... More

New NHS survey reveals declining state of mental health services for children and young people

From on 12th December, 2017

 The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP), The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and the UK Council for... More

My daughter is hurt at being rejected by the girl she called her best friend

From Guardian on 8th December, 2017

 Advice from ACP member Dr Sarah Sutton

Resources and investment for children's mental health, discussed in parliament

From on 4th December, 2017

Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Mental Health) asked the Secretary of State for Health last week, what steps his Department is taking to ensure adequate investment in early intervention ... More

ACP's conference on adolescent depression is a big success

From on 4th November, 2017

This was the ACP’s first Real Conversations .......conference, which focused on adolescent depression. It saw the coming together of child psychotherapists and a wide range of other... More

The ACP's first Real Conversations about What Works Now Conference is a big success

From on 4th November, 2017

Real Conversations about What Works Now - the ACP conference on Adolescent Depression took place in Birmingham last month, with a full attendance from mental health professionals including... More

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