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. Learn more about what we do by reading our new brochure

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

*New* Caspari Trainings

We have developed 2 new CPD trainings which we are pleased to launch. These have been made with the support of the Sir Halley Stewart Fund, to whom we are very grateful.  On Friday 15 June From reaction, to reflection’ takes place. This is a 1 day training to think about managing challenging behaviour. On Saturday 23 June we will deliver ‘Transitions: a one day training for schools’ whichis suitable for both primary and secondary school staff. If you have any questions please get in touch with flora@caspari.org.uk


Have a look at the latest Caspari Newsletter - find out what's going on and catch up with all the news - 

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A really interesting article from Caspari student, Esther Ford recently published in the BPS journal in which she shares some insights into educational psychotherapy along with her  thoughts on what's missing from the current education system:


CPD Lecture Programme

At our last event in March over 70 people gathered to listen to Matthew D'Ancona give a fascinating presentation on the key issues arising from his recent book Post Truth. The evening, which was, in part, a fund-raising event for Caspari, raised over £2,200 in ticket sales and donations. A big THANK YOU to all who came and to those who gave so generously.

 OUR NEXT EVENT IS ON 07 July and will be an opportunutiy to learn about the achievements of the BLF funded project Education In the Community to find out more see here


NEW EDITION NOW AVAILABLE with articles by by Graham Music, Gill Morton, Lynsey Daniels and Helen Gidley plus book reviews and other information about Caspari

Why not become a member and receive a free copy of the journal? For further details and to order your copy please     contact us


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

Other articles about educational psychotherapy are available in the Members' Area of this website - so join-up and get reading!

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Did you know that Irene Caspari was a refugee who fled from the Nazis?

To find out more about Irene Caspari and the origins of educational psychotherapy (and much, much more) contact us to purchase a copy of the Caspari Journal of Educational Psychotherapy  - 

Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy

Now is the time to start your 2018 application for either the Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychotherapy or the Certificate in Therapeutic Teaching


Wednesday 25th April 6.30 - 7.30pm. RSVP here

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

To apply please complete this application form. The closing date for 2018/19 entry is the 30 June 2018.

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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