25th May, 2015

The Executive Committee, as required by the Professional Standards Authority, looked at our risk matrix (ie any risks that we could identify that might have an impact on our capacity to protect the... More

19th May, 2015

This month ACP member and child psychotherapist Rachel Goldin has been interviewed by the BBC about how parents and family members should deal with teenagers as they approach the exam... More

6th May, 2015

The ACP makes a plea to the incoming government in the form of a public letter.As front line Child Mental Health Service (CAMHS) workers, the ACP has been following the run up to this general... More

5th May, 2015

This week in the Guardian's Health and Wellbeing section Luisa Dillner examines the issue over whether parenting styles make a difference to anxiety levels in children.Anxiety is known to affect... More

30th April, 2015

A new mental health taskforce has been announced by NHS England which will develop a five-year national strategy for mental health covering all age groups and which is due to be published in the... More

29th April, 2015

The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) welcomes the latest update to national guidelines for treating children and young people with depression which will impact significantly on the... More

23rd April, 2015

This month the ACP has contributed its expert opinion to three articles in both the trade and national press.In the latest issue of Children and Young People Now (31 March - 13 April) the ACP is... More

21st April, 2015

More schoolgirls face emotional problems now than they did five years ago, according to a new English study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.The research carried out by the Evidence... More

9th April, 2015

ACP members can now book their place on this year's conference which takes place on 26-28 June at the University of Bath.Entitled States of Terror: Working with Hatred, Violence and Trauma Today... More

9th April, 2015

Cuts to CAMHS have been identified as a major factor in the rise in mental health problems among pupils over the last two years, according to a new survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers... More


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