The Behaviour Clinic provides therapy for children, adolescents and their families who are experiencing social, emotional or complex behavioural difficulties. We work with all children in need of emotional and behavioural support. We also have specialist expertise in working with children looked after by local authorities and adopted children.

Visit our Childhood Challenges section for information on problem-specific therapy.

Types of Therapy

Play Therapy

Non-directive and directive play therapy can support children to process past trauma and make positive emotional, behavioural and developmental progress.

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Parent Child Attachment Play

Parent-Child Attachment Play (PCAP) is an innovative and empowering early help attachment programme for parents with children aged 3–15+. 

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Therapeutic Life Story Work

Therapeutic Life Story Work (TLSW) is a therapy that supports children who are fostered, adopted or in family placements to understand their past experiences.

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Developing Emotional Understanding

Developing Emotional Understanding (DEU) Therapy has been developed at The Behaviour Clinic to help children develop their understanding of their own and others’ emotions. 

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Therapeutic Preparation for Adoption

Therapeutic Preparation for Adoption/Transition is designed to support children aged 3 years and above transition to a new placement and accept permanency in that placement.

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Emotional Behavioural Therapy

Emotional and Behavioural Assessment and Therapy is for children experiencing complex emotional and behavioural problems. It idetifies the root cause of difficulties and targets therapy for the child and support for the parents/carers.

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