Social Worker/DDP Practitioner (Parents/Carers)
Debbie has over 30 years’ experience working as an adoption social worker, specialising in post adoption support with adoptive families. Having used DDP principles in her practice since 2004, Debbie is now a certified DDP Practitioner (parents and carers) and works independently, providing DDP informed therapeutic support to parents and carers. Debbie is an experienced trainer. She is trained in Theraplay, Sensory Processing and Integration, and Non-Violent Resistance. Debbie specialises in working with adoptive parents and other caregivers, supporting them with the issues that parenting traumatised children raises; enabling them to be therapeutic in their parenting and better able to support any therapy that their children are receiving.