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 25 February. 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 Foundation


225-229 Seven Sisters Road

London N4 2DA



Tel: 020 7527 5161


 EPIC Project Gets Underway - this Autumn we will be starting to work in schools as the EPIC (educational psychotherapy in the community) gets underway. This project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, is an exciting and innovative way of delivering educational psychotherapy to individual and groups of children in school as well as providing support to parents. Staff training is also offered as part of the programme. A team of educational psychotherapists has been appointed to work on the project  - look out here for more details!!
The successful re-accreditation  of the CasparI Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy  - we are pleased that the Advanced Diploma course has been re-accredited  by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy - thanks to all those who contributed both before and on the day, including some current and recent students, who were very positive about their experience of the course.
Journal of Educational Psychotherapy  full of interesting and informative articles! If you would like a copy please contact the office for further information.
 Outreach Training - As well as our accredited Advanced Diploma and  Certificate Courses, Caspari is able to offer day programmes or extended training to staff groups in schools as well as to other professionals working with children and young people. For more information please contact the office. 


SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2015, 10am – 12.30pm

 ADHD: Critical Perspectives and Alternatives to Medication

 This workshop will explore issues around conceptualising and treating children with mental health difficulties.

 The focus will be on the diagnosis of ADHD and research supporting the link with biomedical abnormalities.

 The evidence on the use of stimulants in children will be outlined.

Alternatives to current treatment will be considered.

 Sami Timimi is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Director of Medical Education in the NHS in Lincoln and a Visiting Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Lincoln, UK.

  Venue: Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, London N16 8NA

[The Centre is easy to get to, with excellent bus links from Newington Green and a five minute walk to Dalston Kingsland and Dalston Junction Overground stations.

Buses 73, 476 to Angel and central London, 341 to Waterloo, 141 and 21 to Old Street and London Bridge, and the 236 to Finsbury Park.]


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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