Understanding, connection and change for traumatised children and their families

Expert psychological services in adoption and fostering for parents, professionals and organisations in the South West

Specialist services for professionals & organisations

We offer a range of specialist psychological services to those caring for and working with children who have experienced early trauma.

Through consultation, supervision, training and assessments, Blue Sails Psychology assists in the direct support of families you work with, as well as in the development of your own skills. Our work is attachment and trauma informed, drawing on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) and PACE.

Working with parents & carers

Blue Sails Psychology support parents and carers through specialist attachment-informed therapy including DDP, consultation, therapeutic parenting support and training.

We have worked with hundreds of families and understand the highs and lows of caring for traumatised children. Our services are usually commissioned through Social Workers or Adoption Agencies, find out what to expect and how we can help.

Thank you so much for all the help and support I have received because when I felt I had no one else I knew I could open up and talk to you and not be judged.

From a parent following parent consultation sessions

I practice PACE every single day, my son’s behaviour has changed, I’ve changed, without the course I really don’t think I could have coped nor could my son have.

From a parent following a ‘Therapeutic Parenting’ course

About Blue Sails Psychology

Blue Sails Psychology provide expert psychological services in adoption and fostering for parents, professionals and organisations in Devon and South West England.

It’s run by Dr Emma Greatbatch, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and DDP Consultant and Trainer, who has many years of experience working with families and children who have experienced early trauma and loss.

Find out more

For more information about the services we offer and how we can help you and your clients please get in touch