Welcome to the Caspari Foundation

We believe that all children who need help with development and learning should have access to affordable and appropriate support for their needs. We work towards this aim by supporting children with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties to succeed in school. Learn more about what we do by reading our new brochure

Therapeutic Sessions with Children to Explore and Unblock Learning

We offer both group and one-to-one interventions in school.
  • We offer both group and one-to-one interventions in school.
  • We're enrolling for next year. Open evening on 17 May 2017. Find out more

Children, young people & families

Children, young people and familiesSometimes, through no fault of their own, children and young people can find their emotions get in the way of developing and learning. Caspari Foundation is a charity that helps children, young people and families to learn to cope with and overcome these barriers.

Help for children, young people & families

Services for schools

Services for schools

Therapeutic approaches to teaching can help teachers and others in schools to develop a deeper understanding of how to support children with emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties.

Services for schools

Becoming a therapist


Educational Psychotherapy is a specialised educational and therapeutic intervention which is recommended for children and young people with complex emotional barriers to learning and development.


Becoming a therapist

Latest News & Events

CPD Lecture Programme

Please join us for 'Using Winnicott to rethink schools and schooling' with Tamara Bibby
Date: Saturday 17 November
Time: 10am for a 10:30 start – 12pm
Venue:Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA. (Nearest Tube Holloway Road)
Tamara Bibby is an independent researcher and writer, previously at University College London, Institute of Education, UK. She has published two books; ‘Education – An 'Impossible Profession'?: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Learning and Classrooms’ and most recently ‘The Creative Self: Psychoanalysis, Teaching and Learning in the Classroom’.


Tickets can be purchased here

Applications for 2019/2020 entry to the Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy and the Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching are now open!


For more information on the Adanced Diploma please click here

For more information on the Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching please click here

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lynsey Daniels, Programme Leader.  

Application forms can be found here and we look forward to receiving yours!



The Role of Education; submission by The Caspari Foundation to the government inquiry on children and young people's mental helath

This is EPIC - Educational Psychotherapy in the Community project

Other articles about educational psychotherapy are available in the Members' Area of this website - so join-up and get reading!

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The Caspari Foundation and Nurture UK 

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Nurture UK on some upcoming training days. 

Caspari Educational Psychotherapist Luke Palmer will deliver From Reaction to reflection: managng challenging behaviour on  Tuesday 20 November in Norwich and Tuesday 26 February in Glasgow. The trainings are suitable for anyone working with children and young people and delegates will learn how to:

  • Develop the process of consideration and sharpen perceptions of young people whose behaviour is challenging
  • Learn to use therapeutic language to connect with young people
  • Explore the use of metaphor and how story-making can help young people become more reflective and confident
  • Think about how the unconscious and the past can motivate behaviour
  • Look in more detail at the ways young people form relationships with us and how such understanding can inform our work with them

To book a place please visit Nurture UK's website.

The 24th issue of  The Journal of Educational Psychotherapy is now available. It features articles on the following topics:
  • Bion's theories in the therapy room
  • Using a calendar in Educational Psychotherapy
  • Reflections on work with siblings who have experienced violence and trauma
  • Issues of emotional development in the in the digital world

To order a copy for just £10 (plus p&p) please contact us now!


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We offer a range of benefits to members, including access to information and resources, training and networking opportunities.
Call us on 020 7527 5161
Find out more about our membership packages

Help Us

Since 2000 Caspari Foundation has helped many thousands of children, young people and families who need help with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties.
Find out how you can help

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