Cassie Beattie

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

MA, MBACP, UKCP

Cassie Beattie

Clinical Manager at our Sussex Clinic

Cassie is an Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and has been working with children and their families therapeutically since 2010. Cassie draws upon a range of theoretical frameworks to inform her work, which is based on an Integrative model, engaging with the client in a non-threatening way, helping them to organise their feelings and process traumatic experiences.  She uses the creative arts to provide a safe, collaborative and non-judgemental space.  Her work is relationship based and she use a range of techniques and mediums, which can include; sand tray, paint/pens and other art materials, clay and play-dough, masks and puppets, music and movement, role play and storytelling/books, art, drama and music. The empathic support Cassie offers through therapy, allows her clients to manage and make sense of their feelings.  

Cassie works in a way that includes regular support and space to think carefully with parents.  She also works closely with the wider network if necessary, including teachers, support workers.  Cassie provides either long term or short-term Child Psychotherapy, dependent on the needs of the child and the family.

She has an established private practice in Sussex as well as working in schools around Sussex and Surrey as a Child Psychotherapist.  Cassie has also worked for many leading charities as a Child Psychotherapist including Place 2 Be, Hove YMCA and the Oasis Drug Project.  Prior to qualifying as a Child Psychotherapist, she worked with children and families in many different capacities during the last 20 years.

Cassie has been at TTC since 2017 and is the Clinical Manager of TTC Sussex which opened in April 2019 and TTC Surrey which opened in 2022.

Specialisms

Child/ Adolescent Psychotherapy; DDP informed work; Therapeutic parenting; Looked After Children; Anxiety; Consultation work in schools; addictions; self-harm; low self-esteem; friendship difficulties.

Qualifications

MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling (Terapia). Accredited by The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapist (BACP).

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