Children, Adolescents & Families

My Team and I provide detailed assessments and individually tailored therapeutic interventions for children, young people and families. We also offer Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) Assessments. Our specialisms include, but are not limited to:

// Infancy

  • Helping a parent to recover from pregnancy / birth trauma.
  • Working with parents struggling with postnatal depression.
  • Difficulties with adjustment to parenthood.
  • Difficulties with bonding between parent and baby.


// Preschool

  • Sleeping difficulties.
  • Fears and phobias.
  • Toileting difficulties.
  • Separation anxiety.
  • Behavioural difficulties.


// Children and Adolescents

  • Anxiety / Phobias / Panic.
  • Trauma (including PTSD).
  • Low mood and depression.
  • Behavioural difficulties.
  • Obsessional problems (including OCD).
  • Sleep difficulties.
  • Stress.
  • Bereavement.
  • Anger difficulties.
  • Adjustment difficulties (e.g. following parental relationship breakdown).
  • Relationship difficulties.
  • Social difficulties.
  • Challenges associated with neurodivergent conditions.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • Difficulties stemming from Attachment.
  • Difficulties with emotional regulation.
  • Issues relating to gender identity and sexuality.


// Parents and Families

  • Parenting support and advice.
  • Post-diagnostic support following Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) diagnosis.
  • Difficulties with adjustment to parenthood. Dr Pennington-Twist runs a specialist service for this specific issue, please see here (
  • Fostering and Adoption support.
  • Promoting your child’s development and resilience.
  • Supporting your child to recover from emotional/ psychological difficulties.
  • Improving understanding, communication and relationships within your family.

In addition to face-to-face sessions, we are able to offer both online and telephone sessions.

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