Help us raise £117,752 for a dedicated family therapist to help families deal with trauma wherever needed across the region

    Family Therapist appeal

    **STOP PRESS** You’ve helped us reach our target! Thank you so much to everyone that donated to fund this vital service to families.

    Families can be forever affected by an accident or traumatic event that leaves their loved ones incapacitated, in hospital or with permanent injuries. This shock and distress can place a terrible strain on any family, leading to communication breakdown and conflict, marital separation and difficulties for children during their formative years.

    This new post of Family Therapist would primarily support families as an entire unit, delivering a holistic approach to family mental health and emotional well being – wherever they are based, wherever they have been treated in the hospital and whatever the circumstances.

    Crucially, the Family Therapist will operate across the region, travelling to wherever is most convenient for families so that they don’t need to return to hospital. This will make support more accessible to families in need.

    We expect to see improved family functioning, an increased ability for children of affected families to handle social situations and interact in educational settings, parents better equipped to cope with everyday life and ultimately stronger family relationships.

    Please help us fund this service – donate today – thank you.

    To find out more, please contact us at or call 01223 217757.

    Details are correct at time of publishing, E&OE.


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