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.

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

Caspari Forthcoming Events

For Caspari Members and Friends: 

Wednesday 06 December 6.30pm - 9.00pm - join us for a Christmas glass of wine and a mince pie (or two!) And listen to presentations by Caspari Educational Psychotherapists talking about their work; with opportunities for questions and discussion - PUT THE DATE IN YOUR DIARY AND WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS!



Wednesday 07 March 2018 - in an evening event, Matthew D'Ancona will be talking about his recent book, Post-Truth.

The evening will include presentations by Caspari educational psychotherapists talking about the importance of truth for the children and families with whom we work.  

This will be a stimulating and fascinating evening, so please book the date in your diary and invite colleagues and friends to come along.

Details of times, the venue and information about how to book your place will be announced shortly.   







CASPARI EVENTS  - Goodbye and Hello 


We are sorry to be saying goodbye to Tracy Briggs, who has been our Administrator for many years and who will be known to all Caspari members and many others. Tracy has been an invaluable member of the Caspari team, always prepared to go the 'extra mile' and always helpful and friendly. We wish her well for the future. 


We are delighted to welcome Sharon Graffie-Smith as our new Administrator. Sharon will be getting to know us over the coming weeks and we are sure that she will soon feel at-home and part of the Caspari team.

Conference - with a Caspari Interest - see below

Oxford Brookes University is delighted to announce that a one day SEND Conference will take place at Harcourt Hill Oxford OX2 9AT on Saturday 14 October 2017.

 The conference will have a focus on attachment and emotional development in the classroom and will coincide with the launch of a book to support beginning teachers in this area.

 The Conference itself will have a broader appeal for experienced teachers, care staff and health professionals offering a unique opportunity to learn from inspirational thinkers including the author of 'Attachment in the Classroom', Dr Heather Geddes. Also presenting will be the authority on ADHD and social emotional learning, Prof Paul Cooper

 A range of workshops will feature during the day including emotion coaching in the classroom, attachment aware schools and supporting children with disorganised attachment needs.

 Numbers are limited for this important event with delegate fees from only £65.This fee will include a copy of the new publication.

To book a place please email: admin@sebda.org


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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Did you know that Irene Caspari was a refugee who fled from the Nazis?

To find out more about Irene Caspari and the origins of educational psychotherapy (and much, much more) look out for the next edition of the Caspari Journal of Educational Psychotherapy  - Coming Soon!  

Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy

Applications for 2018. It is never too early to start your application to join this unique and innovative 4-year UKCP accredited course in educational psychotherapy.

If you are not sure about the full 4-year commitment, Year 1 of the course offers students the opportunity to gain a Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching after which you may progress to the full Advanced Diploma.

To find out more please contact us

For further details about the courses please download the course flyer The Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy

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