MD qualified as a social worker in 1991 and is a Therapeutic Parent of five adopted children. It is this experience that was applied to our successful therapeutic model within the fostering agency she previously owned, which she has since sold and set up Inspire Training Group.
Therapist and a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Child and adult therapist for those with attachment difficulties, complex and developmental trauma. Attachment Consultant for numerous Fostering Agencies delivering Therapeutic Parenting Training courses to parents and social workers throughout the Midlands and North of England.
An independent trainer working primarily in the field of adoption, fostering, and social care. Has been independent since January 2015, having been a trainer for Adoption UK for 10 years, as well as a tutor in Health and Social Care and Childcare in a college for 5 years.
Rosie has 12 years of child care experience. She also has first-hand experience of being therapeutically re- parented and is an advocate for children in care. Rosie is currently Panel Member for a Therapeutic Fostering Agency. Author of Therapeutic Children's Books.
With a background in early years (BA Hons) and teaching (PGCE), Sair has experience of working with children and their families for the past 15 years, as an early year’s practitioner, lecturer and parenting tutor to teenage, and young parents.
With a background in early childhood studies, and experience of mentoring learners in a work environment, Helen provides learner support and manages the enrolment process for the Centre of Therapeutic Parenting Studies.
Glynis is a therapeutic foster carer and former Social Worker. Glynis also worked for Foster Talk as an advocate working on behalf of foster carers who had serious allegations made against them. In 2015 Glynis became involved with Therapeutic Parenting as a result of needing support with highly complex children. Glynis completed the Diploma in Therapeutic Parenting and now enjoys supporting all parents via The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NATP) both as an advisor, NATP Listening Circle Coordinator, and Super Mentor. She also delivers training.
Jess is a therapeutic parent to two adopted children and supports families locally in her area as a Super Mentor for the NATP.
She qualified as a social worker and prior to this worked with women and children who had suffered trauma from women’s refuges to therapeutic residential children’s homes.
Jess spent several years managing a 16- bed accommodation for teenage parents and worked with the workers, the young mums, and their babies to help build attachments and promote healthy development.
Although working with large family networks, a lot of her work has been with adolescents and young adults in a relationship based trauma focused way. Jess currently manages a team working with women who have complex and multiple needs stemming from early childhood trauma.
Alongside her Social work degree, Jess has Post Graduate qualifications in practice education, management, training, and systemic family practice and is currently studying towards her MSc in Psychology focusing her research in Developmental Trauma.
Danielle's daily responsibilities include answering the telephone, dealing with enquiries, and confirming information for course bookings. Helping Rosie in the office, Danielle helps towards the completion of training tasks, sorting calendars, booking venues for training, and assisting our trainers with their training resources/needs.