Manuela Campbell

COVID 19 Currently working face-to-face in line with Govt guidelines

* Children Adolescents * Young People (Age 2 to 25)


* Family Work Parent-Child Parent-Infant (from pregnancy to age 17)

Qualified Child & Adolescent Counsellor and Parent-Child Therapist (Registered Member BACP)

Working towards UKCP Psychotherapist (MA Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Post Graduate Diploma in Parent-Infant Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy)

About my practice:

Qualifications & Registration

  • Clients can make use of expressive arts during sessions, such as painting, drawing, clay, Play Doh, sand tray.
  • Attachment-based work with children and families to strengthen parent-child relationships
  • Diploma in Child & Adolescent Counselling (including parent-child therapy), Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education (IATE)
  • Qualified MSc Social Worker

Additional Training  

  • Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P) – working with parents to help them understand their child’s emotional world and to support their child’s ability to manage emotions 
  • DIR FloortimeR Practitioner – working with parents and children with regulation, sensory & other neurodevelopmental issues, such as Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • TheraplayTM – therapist guidance to create playful and attuned child / adolescent and parent interactions that foster joyful shared experiences
  • Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) – client is guided to reflect on video clips of their own successful interactions with their child to further strengthen the parent-child relationship

Assessment procedures, including:

  •  Adult Attachment Interview (DMM-AAI) – for parents / adults
  •  Meaning of the Child to the Parent (MotC) – for parents
  • TheraplayTM Marshak Interaction Method (MIM) – assesses interaction between the parent(s) and child(ren)
  • Transition to Adulthood Attachment Interview (DMM-TAAI) – for teenagers / young adults
  • Child Attachment and Play Assessment (CAPA) – assesses attachment relationships for the individual child
  • Infant and Toddler CARE-Index (ICI / TCI) – assesses patterns of interaction between infants / toddlers and parent 

My clinical experience includes:

  • Nurseries, primary and secondary schools
  • Child, young person, and adult bereavement
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Domestic violence
  • Refugee and asylum seeker children and parents
  • Residential adult mental health 
  • Child Protection Social Work

Getting started:

  • We will have a 30-minute initial discussion (free of charge) to talk through your referral
  • The next step will be to have a 1 to 1.5 hour initial discussion (please see Fees below). Where applicable, this takes place without the child.
  • The next meeting will be held with the parent(s) and child or young person together for 1 hour (please see Fees below).
  • Consent and GDPR paperwork will need to be completed. 
  • Sessions are held weekly mostly during term-time.

Clinical practice:

  • My practice adheres to the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and the UKCP Ethical Principles and Code of Professional Conduct. 
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Certificate for practice with Adults and Children
  • Professional Liability Insurance which includes Professional Indemnity
  • Practitioner Member of The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network (BAATN)

Fees: £55 per individual session. £65 for parent and child work.

To find out more and/or to arrange an appointment, please contact Jenni at The Centre on 0208 466 5671