An environment that is structured, safe, predictable and consistent.

A fully embedded and integrated therapy service that is informed by an understanding of the impact of developmental trauma on the functioning and wellbeing of young people.

The therapy team consists of a number of specialist and experienced therapists who are trained in a number of therapeutic disciplines and modalities. full comprehensive psychological assessment is completed with each young person placed with Meadows Care and when there are specific areas of need, the therapy team will develop support packages to guide staff in meeting that need.

Our Ethos and Values

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We provide a therapeutic environment that will enable the young person to feel safe and secure.

There is no quick fix or one ‘therapy’ that can work for children and young people who have experienced developmental trauma. Therefore, what Meadows therapy team are able to offer is a range of flexible evidence-based intervention packages of support from a whole spectrum of approaches, combined to meet the needs of our young people.

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Our Therapeutic Model

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We have adapted and embedded the Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) model across all of our residential homes.

The Meadows-ARC framework allows for a comprehensive assessment and psychological formulation of all young people, followed by an intervention plan targeted at the key domains of Attachment, Regulation and Competency.

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Our Therapeutic Approach

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We use evidence-based approaches to support our young people to develop into healthy adults across all areas.

All therapists have completed training in their specific area of therapeutic intervention and are skilled in psychological assessment, formulation and intervention for children, adolescents, adults and families. They also have skills in working with the system or organisations around the individual, evaluating and developing services, research, and providing psychological training and consultation.

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Meet the team

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We have 16 amazing people in our team.

The therapy team is made up of professionals from a range of different backgrounds including clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists, cognitive behavioural therapists, family therapists, art therapists, drama therapists and psychological practitioners. The team is also supported by assistant psychologists.

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Our Therapeutic Approaches

All therapists have completed training in their specific area of therapeutic intervention and are skilled in psychological assessment, formulation and intervention for children, adolescents, adults and families. They also have skills in working with the system or organisations around the individual, evaluating and developing services, research, and providing psychological training and consultation.

Attachment-based

Specifically targets those thoughts, feelings, communications, behaviors, and interpersonal exchanges

Our approaches

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT is a type of talking therapy. CBT is based on the concept that thoughts, feelings, behaviours and physical sensations are interconnected.

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Creative Therapies

Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses a mix of talking and art making, whilst Dramatherapy is an active and experimental approach.

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Other Approaches

Our other approaches include; Systemic Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy, NVR and EMDR.

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