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Psychology and Therapeutic Services

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The Psychology and Therapeutic Services (PTS) work with children and young people from 0 – 25 years, as well as with the adults who care for and work with them.

We are a team of person-centred Child, Adolescent, Community and Educational Psychologists, Family Systemic Psychotherapist and a team of Inclusion Facilitators.

We support emotional wellbeing, mental health and learning on an individual, group and whole school / organisational basis. 

We are qualified to work with Children and Young People from 0-25 years as well as with the adults who care for and work with them.

We may work with you and your child/young person in order to help find ways forward.  This could involve us in helping find solutions to the issues they are facing. 

Our involvement may also include working with groups of students and working with educational and pastoral staff, e.g. in training, research and project work.

We are very keen to listen to you and ensure that the voice of your child is at the centre of our work.

We have many resources available for schools and families to freely use which can be found on our Wellbeing in Education website

Who to contact

Name
Claire Darwin
Position
Principal Educational Psychologist
Telephone
01473 264700
Email
psychology&therapeuticservices@suffolk.gov.uk
Website
Psychology and Therapy Service
Address
Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 2BX

Where to go

Area served
All Suffolk

Other details

Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

There are different ways that we can get involved. This will depend largely upon the age and needs of your child.

Usually our work is arranged through your child’s pre school or school. We could also become involved through collaborative work with other professionals.

A copy of our referral document can be found to the right of this page.

Age Groups
Pre-school, 16-25 years, Children (5-11), Young people
Related links
Analysis of Additional Needs Screening Tool (AANT) information
AANT Decision Tree guide
Psychology and Therapeutic Services 'Supporting Emotional Well-being and Mental Health' guide
Psychology and Therapeutic Services Feedback
http://www.schoolschoice.org

Local Offer

Local Offer
Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Parents and carers are advised to speak to their child's childcarer, pre-school or school SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) about any support they feel their child may need. 

Conditions Supported
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions

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