Registered Social worker; State Registered Dramatherapist,
Sarah is based in Merseyside. She has 10 years’ experience as a local authority Child Care Social Worker, including working in a fostering and adoption team, followed by 16 years’ experience within tier 3 CAMHS, which has included a specialist role addressing the mental health needs of children who are fostered, adopted and in residential care. She has extensive experience of issues relating to attachment and trauma, and has developed creative ways to engage children, young people and their families.
Sarah has been running a Theraplay clinic within CAMHS since Certification in 2013 which she has found to be highly effective in promoting healthy functioning. Sarah is impressed by the versatility of Theraplay and its ability to overcome a child’s resistance. Using a combination of skills, where necessary Sarah is able to adapt interventions according to the child’s developmental progress.
Sarah welcomes the opportunity to use the benefit of her experience to guide others in the use of Theraplay recognising the positive, enduring impact that this intervention has upon children and their caregivers.
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