Play Therapist

Clare is a certified Play Therapist and owner and founder of Little Oak Play Therapy. She is also a certified Heart to Heart and Baby Bonding Attachment Practitioner. Clare has worked within schools as a Primary Teacher, SENCo and Behaviour Support Teacher across Leicestershire. She works as a Play Therapist privately and within school settings; working one to one with children and with groups and also offering support, advice and training to schools and parents. Play is a child’s natural way of communicating and through this Clare supports children in a predominantly non-directive manner to express and process feelings and events within their lives. This can be for children dealing with bereavement, separation, divorce, anger, fear, anxiety and much more. Clare has a special interest in attachment, particularly within the early years and carries out fun, informative sessions for babies, toddlers or children and their carers who wish to strengthen that attachment.

Clare has achieved:

  • PG Diploma in Play Therapy
  • PG Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills
  • Heart to Heart Practitioner
  • Baby Bonding Practitioner

Clare undertakes regular supervision and professional development in line with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy ethical framework, holds a current DBS and is an Individual Member of the BACP.  Clare practices from the Sunrise Wellbeing Therapy Centre where she provides 1:1 Play Therapy to children.

To make an enquiry, please contact 07919 174503 or email: clare@littleoakplaytherapy

  • Children (from Age 3 -11)
  • Support for Parents
  • Attachment group-work
  • Training and Support for schools