Colette Salkeld MA in Music Therapy, Certification in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.

I provide training in therapeutic parenting and supervision for therapists within Orb8.

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I have had a special interest in working with families since qualifying as a music therapist 19 years ago. I developed a dyadic way of using music therapy to enable parents and children to find new ways of relating non-verbally, shifting negative patterns of interacting. It was a natural development to integrate Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy into my clinical work, offering a reflective space for parents to enable them to develop insight into themselves and their children.

In my private practice I receive referrals from county councils, offering support to adoptive families. I carry out therapy for both early intervention and crisis intervention, pre and post adoption order, supporting the development of healthy attachments. I also work in a school for children with severe learning difficulties, working with individual children and supporting families using the DDP model. For six years I ran a group work programme for parent and child dyads, combining music therapy, elements of Theraplay and sensory attachment integration within a DDP framework. This was successfully offered to both adoptive families and families with Special Guardianship Orders.

For the past two years I have co-facilitated Kim Golding’s Nurturing Attachment Programme and in the autumn, I will begin co-facilitating her Foundations for Attachment.

Specialisms

Therapeutic Parenting Training, Clinical work with parents and children and Supervision of therapists.

Work with us

We encourage any organisation which would like to make use of our services to contact us to discuss.

Call: 07800 970 049 (Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm)
Email: admin@orb8.org

Contact us

Call: 07800 970 049 (Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm)
Email: admin@orb8.org