Welcome to the Caspari Foundation

We believe that all children who need help with development and learning should have access to affordable and appropriate support for their needs. We work towards this aim by supporting children with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties to succeed in school.

Therapeutic Sessions with Children to Explore and Unblock Learning

We offer both group and one-to-one interventions in school.
  • We offer both group and one-to-one interventions in school.
  • We're enrolling for next year. Open evening on 17 May 2017. Find out more

Children, young people & families

Children, young people and familiesSometimes, through no fault of their own, children and young people can find their emotions get in the way of developing and learning. Caspari Foundation is a charity that helps children, young people and families to learn to cope with and overcome these barriers.

Help for children, young people & families

Services for schools

Services for schools

Therapeutic approaches to teaching can help teachers and others in schools to develop a deeper understanding of how to support children with emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties.

Services for schools

Becoming a therapist


Educational Psychotherapy is a specialised educational and therapeutic intervention which is recommended for children and young people with complex emotional barriers to learning and development.


Becoming a therapist

Latest News & Events

Caspari Saturday Lectures

On Saturday 24 June 2017, Alison Waterhouse presented her work, Circles for Learning.

In a fascinating talk Alison told the story of how her training as an educational psychotherapist helped her to make sense of her teaching experience and inspired her to develop the Circles for Learning project. She captivated the audience with the account of how the project has developed and its impact on the learning experience of children in the classroom. Giving children the chance to observe a baby interacting with its mother provides teachers with numerous opportunities for exploring different areas of learning, including brain development.

As well as demonstrating her own creativity and energy in developing Circles for Learning it was fascinating to think about how the Caspari educational psychotherapy training can be used post qualification and the importance of promoting this thinking across education and in schools.

Keep looking here for details of our next event!!!





CASPARI EVENTS  - Goodbye and Hello 


We are sorry to be saying goodbye to Maggie Scott and Barbara Lyndon who have led our MA and Advanced Diploma training courses over recent years. They have provided consistent support to our students, worked tirelessly on the development of these courses and leave our accredited training programmes in a very healthy state. We are extremely grateful for their contributions to Caspari and wish them every happiness and success in the future.


We are delighted to welcome Lynsey Daniels who, from September, will be the new Programme Leader for the Advanced Diploma and Certificate courses. Lynsey already teaches on the course and is a member of the EPIC project team, so is well-known to Caspari - we wish her well.

Welcome as well to Flora Blackwood, who has been appointed as our new Training Development Manager. Flora has just taken up this new role and she is looking forward to developing our training programmes. This is a very exciting project for Caspari and we are looking forward to working with Flora and wish her every success!



The Role of Education; submission by The Caspari Foundation to the government inquiry on children and young people's mental helath

This is EPIC - Educational Psychotherapy in the Community project

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Did you know that Irene Caspari was a refugee who fled from the Nazis? There is a plaque marking this and a stone 'stumbling block' commemorating her family.


Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy

We are now looking to recruit students, to start in September 2017, for this unique and innovative 4-year UKCP accredited course in educational psychotherapy.
If you are not sure about the full 4-year commitment, Year 1 of the course offers students the opportunity to gain a Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching after which you may progress to the full Advanced Diploma.

To find out more please contact us

For further details about the courses please download the course flyer The Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy

Join us

We offer a range of benefits to members, including access to information and resources, training and networking opportunities.
Call us on 020 7527 5161
Find out more about our membership packages

Help Us

Since 2000 Caspari Foundation has helped many thousands of children, young people and families who need help with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties.
Find out how you can help

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