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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. 

Epic Solutions

EPIC (Exeter Paediatric Integrated Care) Solutions is an Exeter based Consultant led practice offering integrated physical and mental health assessment, management and support for Children and Young People aged 0-25 yrs. 

 

They have a team of Consultants and Allied Health Professionals including Consultant Paediatrician, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Nurses, CBT Therapist, Family Therapists, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Specialist Health Visitor.

EPIC Solutions operate from their own bespoke premises with easy access, parking, a child sensory friendly waiting area, 10 clinical rooms, including art room and sensory spaces. They also have a seminar room and offer a number of group support sessions.

All assessments start with a Consultant appointment, they continue to supervise the care plan.

 

A wide range of specialist assessments are available:

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

  • Attachment disorders

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

  • Congenital/genetic disorders

  • Developmental coordination disorder (DCD including Dyspraxia)

  • Developmental delay

  • Developmental Language Disorder

  • Developmental trauma

  • Learning disability or difficulties

  • Sensory Processing Disorder

  • Tic disorders including Tourettes

Director & Consultant Paediatrician says:

"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 (ASF) Registered Provision

 

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

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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Dr Cassie Jackson 

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Dr Cassie Jackson, Clinical Psychologist is co-director of the Psychology Clinic of East Anglia (PCEA) alongside Dr Mark Hardiman, Counselling Psychologist.

 

PCEA provides an expert witness service for children and families within pubic and private law proceedings.

 

PCEA also provides a neurodevelopmental service, offering assessment for children suspected of, or diagnosed with, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and associated diagnoses such as ADHD and/or autistic spectrum disorders.

 

Many parents return for updating neuropsychological assessments of their children with FASD at key developmental periods, such as prior to starting secondary school, and at the point of independence-planning.

 

In addition to her work at PCEA, Cassie holds a part-time post with the Surrey FASD Clinic working alongside Dr Raja Mukherjee, supporting clinic capacity in supervising professionals across different regions of the UK in assessing, diagnosing, and supporting children and young people with FASD.

Contact the clinic here: admin@pcea.co.uk and 01603 610059                          http://www.pcea.co.uk/assessment-services/

Family Futures

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

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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

total childrens theraphy

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

 

 

FASD HUB South West & FASD Friends is intended to offer a safe space to process feelings and experiences related to exploring the diagnosis and seeking diagnosis of FASD and its co-morbid conditions while receiving peer support.  

The groups will not engage in rendering psychological, healthcare or financial advice for any particular individual or situation. The support group will not provide medical, mental health or any other type of health service. No diagnosis, treatment recommendations or advice regarding any medical or mental health condition or illness will be offered. The support group cannot be a substitute for, or alternative to treatment when a medical or mental health condition is present. Support group members are advised always to seek professional services from licensed physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists and health care professionals, if and when necessary.

By accessing visibility or support of the group pages you are by default agreeing understanding and agreement with the nature of the support group and its values. This group is a peer support group, the support we offer is only support.

If you ever feel you are in a physical or mental health crisis and need urgent help call your GP, emergency services 111 or 999. Samaritans are also available 24hours to offer emotional support – 08457 909090 Access team for Mental Health Services : 0300 555 5001

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