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All supporting services have been recommended by professionals, parents and carers who have used the service advertised below. Please feel free to let us know what has been helpful to you. 

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Family Futures runs an FASD consultation and advice service in collaboration with Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, the consultation service is run by Dr Raja Mukherjee, consultant psychiatrist and internationally acclaimed lead expert in FASD.

Family Futures has a reputation for carrying out the most comprehensive and integrated therapy programmes for children who have experienced trauma or attachment difficulties and are living with adoptive or birth parents, foster carers or special guardians.

Therapy Service consists of the following elements:

For more details: contact the centre direct here

Blossoming Minds

Offering high quality psychological services to children aged 0 - 25 and their families. Services include:

  • Specialist Multi-disciplinary Assessments  

  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Assessment 

  • Ongoing Psychological Therapy

  • Specialist Psychological Assessments

  • Cognitive Assessments 

  • Music Therapy

  • BUSS Model training

Sharing skills and experienced in the following approaches:

  •  Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) - Certified DDP Practitioner

  •  Therapeutic Parenting

  •  Theraplay

  •  Neuro-sequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT)  

  •  Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) Therapy 

  •  Occupational Therapy

  •  Speech and Language Therapy

  •  Systemic Family Therapy 

  •  Narrative Therapy 

  •  Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

  •  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - including Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)

  •  Solution Focused Therapy     

Dr Cassie Jackson Clinical Psychologist and FASD Lead provides supervision to clinicians where she said "Professionals look through the FASD lens to understand how children present differently; how ASC & ADHD displays uniquely with FASD. Michelle the Clinical Director is a breathe of fresh air to support families"

One parent said: 

"Jen Forsyth, play therapist literally rescued us, she has changed our world, my son loves her and so do we as we have seen a massive shift in the way our child sees himself and those around him"

Blossoming Minds are an Adoption Support Funded Registered Provision.

Explore the website which lists services & guide prices: https://www.blossomingminds.org.uk

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The Family Place

Many families across the South West have been supported with multi-disciplinary assessments funded through the Adoption Support Fund applied for through post adoption support. This in turn provides a comprehensive report of needs that can support the family, support the School, inform robust EHCP applications and provide information for other funding sources. 

The Family Place provides specialist and flexible therapeutic interventions for adoptive and looked-after families.  This approach is called The Family Place Model and is principally, but not exclusively, Theraplay®, DDP, Creative Arts Therapies and Sensory Processing work

The team specialises in providing tailored interventions for families and their support networks.

 

The Family Place are an Adoption Support Funded Registered Provision.  

https://www.thefamilyplace.co.uk

Epic Solutions

Based in Exeter Epic Solutions was established by South West Consultant Paediatrician Dr Karen Street & Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr Vicky Hill; the clinic has a strong local team including Dr Emma Millar Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dr Rory Conn Consultant Psychiatrist, Louise Molodynski Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr Laurie Windsor Consultant Psychiatrist, Katy Mullin Speech and language Therapist, Tracey Wills Dramatherapist, Fran Lewis CBT Therapist, Julie Brough & Rachel Jones Family Therapists, Tracy Cole Senior Mental Health Practitioner.

"If your child, teenager or young adult has a complex set of needs spanning both physical and mental health, we offer an innovative and unique joint assessment combining the expertise of Consultants from both specialities, to create an individualised treatment package".

Offering specialist assessments to consider Neurodevelopmental conditions including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other specific mental health or learning needs.

 

"We are a Consultant led service and all our treatment plans begin with a specialist initial assessment. We offer Consultant Psychiatry for young people under the age of 18 and for young adults over the age of 18. Where indicated we can facilitate assessment/ treatment from other members of our team who work in partnership with our Consultants."

"We offer physical health assessment from our Consultant Paediatrician who has specialist expertise treating infants, children, young people and young adults up to the age of 25 years. We offer assessment for the complete range of Acute and Community Paediatric health needs."

Epic Solutions are an Adoption Support Funded Registered Provision.

 

For more information please find their website here:  https://www.epicsolutions.org.uk

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Educational Psychologist

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Sound Thinking was founded by a team of dedicated professionals with proven track records in the Educational Psychology and Speech and Language Therapy fields. Julia has over 35 years experience in the education and health sectors delivering intervention, therapy and treatment programmes for a wide range of educational needs.

 

Many of our parents have used Julia for private Educational Psychology assessments & reports that reflect well on the scaffolding needed for FASD. 

One parent said:

"I cannot begin to tell you lovely Julia is she came to our home and she listened, she went to the School and talked to all the staff that supported our child.... she wrote a report that we have used and used; this was particularly helpful for the EHCP"

http://sound-thinking.co.uk/index.html

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Offering high-quality, multidisciplinary care to children and families in a collaborative and friendly practice.

One parent from our group said: 

"Dr Mughal was incredibly helpful and really great about diagnosing, we were there for Autism and we came away with and Autism and an FASD diagnosis"

 

Extensive experience working with children who have a variety of needs. Services include: 

. Speech and Language Therapy

. Physiotherapy

. Occupational Therapy

. Music Therapy

. Psychology, SEMH, diagnostics, educational development and wellbeing.

 

You will receive a bespoke and flexible service tailored to your child’s and family’s needs. This includes support for parents and carers for the valuable role they play in a child's therapy journey.

https://www.totalchildrenstherapy.com

 

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