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Mental health training tailored for Schools

Quality, evidenced based training that is personalised to pupil, staff and school.

Our modular courses up skill your pastoral team, enabling them to confidently offer mental health and well-being interventions and improve pupil well-being, behaviour and attendance. Good mental health and well-being is for all is our business.

PRACTITIONER TRAININGS

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SENIOR LEADS TRAINING

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WHOLE SCHOOL INDUCTIONS

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Meet Kirsten

Kirsten

Meet Kirsten. Kirsten is our founder and clinical director, she is an experienced Child and Adolescent psychotherapist having worked in CAMHs, run services for academies, worked with safeguarding boards and developed a thriving psychological therapies company in her native North Yorkshire. Kirsten is passionate about good child mental health and it was her experience running services for schools that gave birth to The Pastoral Development Programme. 

Meet Pete

Meet Pete, Pete is a specialist in SEN. Pete has worked with young people with ASC and challenging behaviour for 25 years (!). Always consistently rated as outstanding by OFSTED, Pete co founded the Pastoral Development Programme and shares his skills in supporting pupils with ASC, PDA and mental health issues.

Key Credentials

Kirsten qualified in psychology in 2001 and undertook a 7 year MSc at the Northern Guild specialising in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy then later generalising into adult and family mental health. Trained in innovative neurological treatments including QEEG Kirsten’s research has included creativity in the therapy room, sub categories of self harm, encopresis psychological treatment models, and in suicide and its early intervention.