Anita Smith

Child Psychotherapeutic Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor

(UKCP & EMDR UK Member)

Anita is a trauma informed integrative therapist.  Anita has a lengthy background in social care when working with vulnerable children and of families in need of support as well as being in crisis.  Anita specialises with supporting children, young people, families, carers & adults who are affected by adoption and fostering through referrals from local authorities and specialist voluntary organisations.  Anita works relationally & developmentally with all who have been impacted by trauma, abuse and neglect.  Anita supports the LGBTQ community and offers support to those whilst waiting for specialised services.  Anita offers individual, parent/child, sibling and parent sessions.  Anita also offers clinical supervision.

Anita has achieved:

  • BA Hons Health & Social Care
  • MSc Social work & Dip Social Work
  • Diploma Child Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma clinical supervision
  • Theraplay Level 1
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) level 1 & 2
  • EMDR Adults & Children
  • Non-Violent resistance (NVR) with child on parent violence

Anita undertakes regular supervision and professional development in line with the  UKCP & BACP ethical framework, holds a current DBS and is an Individual Member of the UKCP & EMDRUK.

Anita practices from the Sunrise Wellbeing Therapy Centre where she provides

To make an enquiry, please contact visit our contact page or email

  • Children/young people/families
  • Adults
  • Training

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