About Me

 

 

I am an EMDR Trained Therapist, Play Therapist and Clinical Supervisor for Play and Creative Arts Therapy.

 

I have 17 years experience of working with children and their family members who suffer from emotional and behavioural difficulties caused by a variety of reasons and trauma across a wide range of settings, that include schools, youth offending and probation,  residential accommodation and  from my own therapy room. 

 

I offer specialist person-centred services that include Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Sandplay, Play Therapy, Dyadic play based on Theraplay® principles and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Filial Therapy and

Creative Arts Therapy.

 

I am on the Approved Provider List for Therapeutic Services (Yorkshire & Humber Adoption Consortium)

and I am an Accredited Play Therapist  http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/

and a Certified Clinical Supervisor for Play and Creative Arts Therapies PTUK http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/

 

My Qualifications

 

Certificate in Managing Care, BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care, PGDip Social Science, PGDip Play Therapy,

Certificate in Clinical Supervision for Play and Creative Arts Therapies.
 

Additional training undertaken in:

EMDR http://emdrassociation.org.uk/

Filial Play Coaching http://www.playtherapy.org.uk/

Intensive Filial Therapy http://play-therapy.com/workshops_ift.html

Theraplay®  http://www.theraplay.org/

Dyadic Developmental Pschotherapy®  http://ddpnetwork.org

Sensory Processing, Trauma and Attachment (SAI) http://www.sensoryattachmentintervention.com/

Neuroscience Research Reading and clinical Discussion Group Seminars https://www.nscap.org.uk/content/courses-and-training

Sandplay http://sandplayassociation.com/

Therapeutic Life Story Work http://www.childtraumaintervention.com/page/33/life-story-therapy.htm

Massage in Schools Programme http://misa.org.uk/

 

I am a fully registered PTUK clinician on the PSA Accredited Register for Play Therapy and an associate member of EMDR UK

and Ireland and a MAST member of the Association of Sandplay, I am registered with the Information Commissioners Office

(ICO) for data protection.  I have full professional liabilty insurance, a fully enhanced DBS clearance and I adhere to the PTUK

Ethical System, and work with full clinical supervision.

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Tel: 07905649610  Email: dmwicks@btinternet.com