Rachel qualified as a Master of Social Work at Durham University in 2010. She went on to work for an adoption charity whereby she gained a certificate in Level One Theraplay. She has several years’ experience in practicing theraplay with children who have been affected by trauma and loss. She has also worked towards enabling caregivers to integrate theraplay techniques into their parenting style, thus addressing attachment difficulties and forming healthier relationships. Rachel also qualified in Level One DDP in November 2016 and currently uses the principles of this in her every day practice with children and families.