Our Associates

Our Associates all have experience of working with children and young people with complex needs resulting from developmental trauma and/or supporting their families. With backgrounds in education, social care and psychotherapy they have a range of skills and expertise to offer. They all have training in Theraplay® and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Practice (DDP) as well Sensory Attachment Intervention and the Just Right State Programme.

Sue Pilcher is a retired Primary School Headteacher and since 2018 has completed training in Theraplay® Level 1 and the MIM, DDP Level 1, Sensory Attachment Intervention Level 1 and the Just Right State Programme. She has developed our schools-based work including small group interventions based on Theraplay Sunshine Circles and sensory regulation.

Gela Griffiths runs a small private practice from her home in Mumbles. She is a Certified Theraplay® Practitioner and a Certified DDP Practitioner, and has completed Level 1 training in Sensory Attachment Intervention. Gela is a trainer/facilitator for the Just Right State Programme and Kim Golding's Foundations for Attachment. For more information visit her website: