Bonita Fradd

DDPI

Certification

Practitioner in DDP, Consultant in DDP

Membership Number

179

About

Name

Bonita Fradd

Country

United Kingdom

Biography

Bonita is an experienced therapist who has worked in a variety of settings including schools, independent fostering agencies and charities as well as working independently. Originally trained as an adult therapist, Bonita’s passion for working with children and families led to her gaining further qualifications in Play Therapy and Attachment Focused Therapy (Filial).

Bonita’s creative therapy approaches have been used in therapy services to gently challenge children and adolescents who have experienced relational trauma and loss. Bonita believes that when children who have experienced early childhood trauma find it difficult to feel safe within their placements, therapeutic approaches that focus on strengthening the child’s attachment to their carer is the most effective way to achieve stability. For this reason, Bonita’s core treatment approach is Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and she underpins her life story therapy with DDP Principles.

Currently the Clinical Lead for an independent fostering agency in Worcestershire, Bonita offers DDP informed support to social workers and foster carers in addition to offering DDP Therapy and Therapeutic Life story Therapy to children and their families within the agency and privately. Bonita delivers several training programmes including Nurturing Attachments, Foundation to Attachments, "Train the Trainer", and provides clinical supervision.

Contact

Email address

bonita.fradd@btinternet.com

County/State

Worcestershire