Practitioner becoming certified in DDP
MADipSW, PQCCA, PGCC
Charlotte is an experienced social worker and Certified Theraplay® Practitioner becoming certified in DDP. She has worked in a range of roles across Local Authority children’s services since qualifying in 2002. Charlotte is currently in private practice and specialises in therapeutically supporting adoptive, fostering and special guardianship families.
As a therapeutic social worker, Charlotte has developed her understanding of attachment and trauma in order to help children’s families understand the impact and respond. She works integratively and draws on Theraplay, DDP and Sensory Attachment Intervention principles feeling these help families playfully strengthen their connection. She has significant experience of supporting families where children are impacted by autism and ADHD.
Charlotte is the founder and co-director of Beacon Family Services, a small, not for profit agency, providing a range of attachment informed services to community organisations and schools including a Theraplay group programme.