Michelle is in the process of completing the practicum to become a Consultant in DDP with Sez Morse as her Primary Consultant
Practitioner in DDP
Through her experiences of supporting children, young people and their parents/carers within charity, residential care and local authority work, and as a registered social worker with Adoption South East, Michelle has over 10 years of experience in the field. Michelle has additional specialist training in life story work, sensory integration and early trauma and attachment, and having lived in different parts of the world, Michelle brings her knowledge and experiences of different cultures and ways of life to her practice.
Michelle is a certified Experienced DDP Practitioner and P-A-C-E trainer (supported by DDP Connects UK) and provides DDP support and training to families within her adoption agency role and on an independent basis. Michelle is completing the Consultant Practicum and offers supervision and consultancy to professionals and groups interested in DDP.
Michelle is passionate about helping children who have experienced hurt or neglect in the past to enjoy healthier and stronger relationships with their caregivers, to start making sense of their past and to trust the love and care that their families are giving them now. Michelle provides parents and carers with a safe and supportive space as they help their child to recover and heal from their past trauma.