Our therapy and counselling work provides direct therapeutic interventions, including tailored assessment and therapy with children, parents and families.
Individual therapy for adults within families can be offered, drawing on cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) and other therapy approaches, and all therapy approaches aim to incorporate the cultural perspectives of the child, parent or family.
One example of our work is with Paul, a 14-year-old boy living with his parents, Deborah and Ade, and three siblings. His parents migrated from Nigeria 15 years ago.
We worked with the family in a variety of ways; with culturally adapted Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Deborah’s post natal depression, an attachment based parenting intervention incorporating Nigerian cultural beliefs and couple therapy with the parents regarding the history of domestic violence.
Just six months later outcomes included Deborah’s mood and activity levels had improved, Paul’s school attendance was above 85%, communication between the parents and children had improved and between the couple, and Ade moved back in with the family.
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Referrals can be made through a number of routes, including GP referral, self-referral, local communities, social services, schools, GP commissioners, and family justice courts.
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