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Maggie Fearn

Play Therapist, Filial Therapist, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor

Maggie was a play practitioner for 30 years, a Forest School Practitioner between 2001-2018 and an outdoor therapeutic play practitioner since 2009. She completed her Masters training in Developmental and Therapeutic Play at Swansea University in 2010, qualified as a Play Therapist in 2014 and a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist as well as a Filial Therapist in 2016.

Her clinical approach focuses on developmentally sensitive, and trauma informed therapeutic work with children, young people and their families. She is also developing nature-based approach to play therapy at her beautiful bespoke clinic in Carmarthenshire, and trains play therapists and other mental health professionals to incorporate nature into their practice.

Maggie offers child centred Play Therapy with children as well as working with parents and carers in Filial Therapy. She helped develop the Windfall Centre’s Nurturing Families programme, supporting and strengthening attachment relationships between mothers and their little ones under five.

She was Senior Lecturer on the MSc Play Therapy at University of South Wales until April 2022 and she is currently Assistant Director of Academic Affairs (MA Creative Psychotherapy) at the Children’s Therapy Centre, Ireland. Maggie’s academic work includes being published in journals and regularly contributing book chapters, and combined with her clinical practice, her work is of immense value to the high standard of service delivered at the Windfall Centre.

Maggie Fearn
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