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DYADIC DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOTHERAPY (DDP)… what it is and why it is effective

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) was originally developed by American clinical psychologist, Dr Daniel Hughes, as an intervention for children whose emotional distress resulted from earlier traumatic experiences, such as separation from familiar caregivers or abuse. It is a treatment approach for families that have children with significant

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Navigating the teenage brain

Attempting to find one’s way around the teenage brain may seem daunting to contemplate. Perhaps you have one of your own (either a teenager… or a teenage brain) and have wondered what is going on in there, and what mechanisms drive those ‘typical adolescent behaviours’. Before embarking

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