I obtained my BACP Accreditation in 1996. I have worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS), education establishments and in private practice.
Through continuing professional development I keep my skills in line with current evidence based practice. I am an accredited Story Stem Assessor and Certified as a Theraplay® Therapist. More information on Theraplay® can be found at www.theraplay.org.
I am also a Teaching Associate at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge on the BACP Accredited training programme for Psychotherapeutic Counselling for Children and Adolescents.
Joint author and editor Richardson & Peacock (2016) Fostering Good Relationships: Partnership work in Therapy with Looked After and Adopted Children Karncac
Contributing author to McLaughlin and Holliday (2013) Therapy with Children and Young People; Integrative Counselling n Schools and other Settings Sage
Contributing author to the MindEd training programme www.minded.org.uk
Being Before Doing: Life Story Work for Children with Attachment Difficulties (Joan Moore and Fiona Peacock). Dramatherapy Vol 29 No 1 Spring 2007
A Sensory Approach to Assessing and Obtaining the View of Children Delayed In Development (Joan Moore and Fiona Peacock). See & Heard Vol 17 Issue 4 December 2007
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
As a BACP accredited counsellor I work to their Framework for Ethical Practice and am subject to their Professional conduct procedures.
More information about BACP can be found at www.bacp.co.uk
Who can use this service?
Families are welcome to contact me to discuss the needs of their children.
Organisations such as schools, voluntary organisations, independent fostering agencies, local authorities etc are welcome to commission services from me.
When you contact me to discuss your needs I will clearly outline how much any service will cost. Written details of cost will be provided on request.
Counselling is a confidential service but working together is important to support children and families. The extent of and any limits to confidentiality will be made clear to all parties (children, parents/carers, commissioners etc) at the start of any piece of work.