Guides to Child Psychotherapy
Information for children and young people
Information for parents, carers, professionals and commissioners
Two guides have been produced by the Association of Child Psychotherapists to answer questions about child and adolescent psychotherapy: what it is, how it can help improve outcomes for children, young people and families and how you can access this service. Click on the titles below to download.
The new Briefing Paper Series by the Association of Child Psychotherapists, published in Sept 2011, highlights the specialist work carried out by child and adolescent psychotherapists (CAPTs) in eight areas. Click on the titles below to download.
CAPT in the early years
CAPT in schools
CAPT with children and young people in hospitals and their families
CAPT with children with disabilities and their families
CAPT in the family courts
CAPT with fostered and adopted children
CAPT with parents and carers
CAPT: longer-term and more intensive work
An excellent series of leaflets covering children’s emotional development from birth to adulthood was written by experienced child and adolescent psychotherapists for the Child Psychotherapy Trust. These are now available to download for free from: