We are experts in working with individuals, couples and their babies in the transition to parenthood, and with parents of children up to 5 years of age.
Hello! I am Katy and the Practice Administrator for Parenthood in Mind. I will be your first point of contact when you email or call the practice. I am here to answer any questions you might have and I will also ask you to complete our practice questionnaire (which you can also find below).
Once the questionnaire has been received, you will then be contacted by a member of the team to discuss next steps; either putting you in contact with a psychologist or psychotherapist from the Practice or helping you find the right support elsewhere.
01 - ASSESSMENT
Once you have contacted us, you will be invited for an assessment or initial consultation by one of our team. At this meeting you will have a chance to speak in more detail about what you need support with. It may be helpful to attend with your partner and baby.
Your psychologist or therapist may also explore with you issues in your reproductive history or earlier life history to get a clear picture of what support you need.
You may also be given psychological measures to fill out to help understand how your current difficulties are impacting you symptomatically too. By the end of the assessment – which may take a number of sessions – you will be able to decide what support you need.
02 - WHAT WE OFFER
Depending on the issues you need help with, you may decide with your therapist to have individual sessions for yourself, or couples therapy with your partner, or indeed parent-infant psychotherapy to address attachment difficulties with your baby.
We can also provide Watch, Wait and Wonder, Play Therapy and Reflective Parenting sessions for you and your older children under 5.
03 - COST
Fees for therapy with the Parenthood in Mind practitioners will vary according to the therapist, location, length and type of therapy. Most practitioners charge between £90 and £120 for individual therapy and £120-£160 for couples.
All of our therapists are registered with the main insurance companies and can provide more detailed information on fees when you contact them.