Useful links

The following websites may be of interest as sources of further information. They provide opportunities for finding out more about child psychotherapy; a wide range of issues to do with emotional development in childhood and information about specific mental health concerns.


Association of Child PsychotherapistsThis is the website of the professional body for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists. It contains detailed information on child psychotherapy such as, how child psychotherapy developed; the training and work of Child Psychotherapists; how child psychotherapy can help with a range of difficulties and an outline of the research into the effectiveness of child psychotherapy.


Understanding Childhood is the website of the Child Psychotherapy Trust. It offers a series of leaflets and other resources for parents on a broad range of issues to do with emotional development and behaviour in childhood and adolescence. The leaflets have been written by Child Psychotherapists.


Young Minds YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Young Minds runs campaigns, undertakes research and influences policy and practice.

Young Minds  also provides expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through our Parents' Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.