About Me

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Graham Kennedy MA, UKCP Reg., RCST

Graham has been a therapist and trainer for over 25 years, specialising in working with the impact of disrupted attachment and developmental trauma.  


He is a UKCP registered Integrative Child Psychotherapist, working in private practice, local schools and with specialist therapeutic organisations. His psychotherapy practice is strongly informed by his training in DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy), an attachment-based form of family therapy, and Theraplay, a child and family form of therapy for building and enhancing attachment and self-esteem.


Graham also has an extensive background in somatic trauma resolution and prenatal and birth psychology.


He has a particular interest in working adopted children, and is a parent consultant and trainer for PAC-UK. He provides telephone support to parents experiencing Child to Parent Violence (CPV) and runs trainings on therapeutic parenting and other related subjects. 


Graham is also a teacher and practitioner of Craniosacral Therapy, and was the co-founder and joint principal of the Institute of Craniosacral Studies.


He is also a faculty member at the College of  Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, where he teaches anatomy to acupuncture students.


Graham has been practising Qi Gong and the internal arts for over 20 years, under the direct tutelage of Master Chris Chappell.


Qualifications

UKCP Registered Integrative Child Psychotherapist

MA in Integrative Child Psychotherapy

Advanced Diploma in the Therapeutic and Educational application of the arts

Registered Craniosacral therapist

Level 2 DDP

Level 1 Theraplay

Level 1 Neuro-Physiological Psychotherapy

Foundation level Non-Violent Resistance (NVR)