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Tanya Wates - Play Therapist (Associate Consultant)
Tanya is a fully qualified Play and Creative Arts Therapist and a registered member of Play Therapy UK(PTUK). She is also a trained Parent-Child Attachment Practitioner (PCAP), enabling her to work with and empowerparents to improve their relationships with their children through play.
Tanya has extensive experience working therapeutically with children in schools, with young offenders in prison and prisoners' families in the community, helping to improve and strengthen family relationships. Tanya is passionate about providing a holistic, systemic approach to improving the emotional well-being of children, and sees parents as pivotal in this process.
Tanya has experience working with children from a variety of backgrounds, in particular those involving domestic violence, familial mental health and imprisonment.