Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist
Russell Scullion is a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist registered with The Association of Child Psychotherapists. He began his career working in therapeutic communities with emotionally troubled children in the UK and USA. After some years in Early Years teaching Russell trained as a Drama Therapist using theatre and play in therapy. He worked in a clinic specialising in post sexual abuse. In 2014 Russell became a foster carer and following this, is keen on promoting being therapeutic in everyday family life. He offers individual psychotherapy for children and young people from approximately age 4 through 18 and also with adult carers using a DDP informed approach encouraging the development of secure attachment. Russell has vast experience in Theraplay and Drama Therapy. His present post in the NHS is focused on work with children and young people who have experienced trauma. Russell provides supervision and training to other mental health professionals, including training around trauma and attachment.