Integrate Families works closely with local authorities and other government bodies across the UK. We have one of the most experience teams in Europe, working with children who display complex behaviour.
With some of the most advanced therapy rooms in the country. Integrate Families is capable if delivering a service that is far more advanced than any other provider.
Our senior team has nearly a century of experience working with children. Furthermore, we closely collaborate with internationally recognised experts, to ensure we are following the latest research and protocols.
"The service both our child and ourselves have received has been life changing for us all."
Les is a senior therapist at Integrate Familes. Les is also an independent therapist registered with the HCPC, BACP, member of EMDR Europe, ESTD, and ISSTD. She has 30 years experience as a social worker and therapist working with children and families, adolescents, vulnerable adults both within child and family psychiatry, social services, and the voluntary sector.
She is a qualified child counsellor with a special interest in adoption and the adoptive family system. This encompasses clinical child assessments, attachment and trauma work, small/large group training for adopters, foster carers and professionals to enhance positive outcomes in adoption and fostering, individual counselling and therapy for children,and EMDR for adults and children.
Lynne Ryan is a senior therapist at Integrate Families. She has 23 years of therapeutic work experience, having worked with adults, children and families since 1993 in a variety of settings including: local authority social work, charitable organisations, NHS, and voluntary agency settings.
She is a qualified counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy – BACP; qualified social worker and member of the HCPC, EMDR therapist and member of EMDR UK. She has undertaken training in trauma, attachment and dissociation and is a member of ESTD. She also delivers training to professionals i.e. social workers, teacher, carers etc.
Dr Renée P Marks
Renée Marks works as a Consultant Therapist and Clinical Lead at Integrate Families in the North of England. Integrate Families is the National Centre for Children with Complex Trauma and Dissociation. Renée is a national and international trainer on the topic of attachment, emotional regulation, complex trauma and dissociation in children and adolescents. She is a member of the Child and Adolescents Committee of the ISSTD and also an accredited trainer for their on-line training.
Renée is the chair of the Child and Adolescent Committee of the European Society on Trauma and Dissociation (ESTD) and specialises in the more serious and complicated population of traumatised children and adolescents. Renée is also an expert witness and provides clinical supervision and consultation to different agencies and therapists.
"It (the therapy service), has been incredibly supportive. Without it, I doubt the placement would have been as successful."
The Integrate team are all qualified practitioners, as well as having undertaken extensive further training in the areas of attachment, trauma and dissociation. The majority of our team are also EMDR practitioners (adult and child) and actively work with a range of complex cases.
Dr. Marks is the accredited trainer for the ISSTD (International Society on Studies of Trauma and Dissociation) on the Assessment and Treatment of Children with Dissociative Disorders. Dr. Marks and Les Ryan are amongst only a handful of therapists working in the UK, who are trained in Dr Bruce Perry’s Neuro-sequential model of therapeutics. Dr. Marks is currently trained to the highest level in this field.
Our Registered manager is Sue Clarke, an experienced adoption manager in both local authority and voluntary adoption services.
Training - BICTD
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You can visit the BICTD website at www.bictd.org or call us on 0333 012 4105
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