Child in Mind Ltd was founded by Jayne Beetham-Hatto and Katy Beetham to promote and facilitate the emotional well being of children and their families throughout Lancashire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester and Merseyside. Our aim is to put therapeutic working at the heart of every organisation working with children. Early intervention will begin to make a positive difference for the children in their care enabling them to meet all five outcomes of Every Child Matters.
Child in Mind Ltd is committed to facilitating excellence in therapeutic training, for all front line children's services throughout the North West.
Jayne Beetham-Hatto - Director
Jayne is registered with BACP as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist. She is a qualified Play Therapist, Counsellor, Filial Therapist, and Clinical Supervisor. Jayne has worked as a therapist in the NHS, Education, and Social Services, and has been registered as an independent provider of therapeutic services with the NHS since 2005.
Jayne has worked throughout the UK and Ireland delivering Play Therapy training to such front line staff as Surestart Practitioners; Barnardo's teams; CAMHS Practitioners; Learning Mentors; Teachers; SENCo's; HLTA's; TA's; Social Workers; Residential Child Care Workers; Counsellors, Clinical Psychologists and Educational Psychologists.
Specialising in trauma intervention Jayne has undertaken further training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - a specialist intervention for the treatment of trauma, and more recently completed the advanced training in Complex Trauma and Dissociation.
Jayne has undertaken further advanced training in Sensory Integration Therapy and sees this as yet another part of the jigsaw that helps us to better understand our child clients.
Katy Beetham - Director
Katy is registered with BACP as a
Psychotherapist. She is a qualified Play Therapist and Clinical
Supervisor. Katy has a wealth of expertise in working therapeutically with
vulnerable children, with those who have been impacted by developmental trauma
and with the parents and carers of these vulnerable children.
Katy is particularly interested in
working with adopted children and their families and with those in the looked
after system. Katy has been trained and supervised by Dan Hughes in Dyadic
Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) - a specialist intervention for the
treatment of children who are suffering with emotional disorders, including
complex trauma and attachment disorders.
Katy has also undertaken training in the Theraplay treatment model - a
proactive, intensive, relationship focused parent-child therapy, and has been trained
by Kim Golding to deliver ‘Foundations for Attachment’ and ‘Nurturing
Attachments’ (Parenting Programmes).
Katy is an experienced Play Therapy
trainer and has delivered training throughout the UK and Ireland, she regularly
consults with schools regarding attachment and developmental trauma, often
delivers inset days and has presented at several Head Teachers conferences. She
is passionate about early intervention and therapeutic support.
Our team of associates work with us to deliver clinical services to schools across the region. They are carefully chosen for the skills and knowledge they possess.
Work With Us
Child in Mind Ltd are looking for experienced and qualified freelance Play Therapists to work with children and young people throughout the North West. If you would like to join our team please contact Katy to request an application form. Child in Mind Ltd believe in equal access for all and welcome enquiries from minority groups.