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Call Us: 07729098687   /   Email Us: emma@goldenstarsplaytherapy.co.uk / Stockport / Golden Stars Play Therapy

About Us

Golden Stars Play Therapy is based in Stockport, Manchester and operates within the North West region.

I completed my training with the Academy of Play And Child Psychotherapy to become a qualified Play Therapist in March 2015. I qualified as a Practitioner of Therapeutic Play Skills in September 2013. 

I have worked in the childcare industry for 15 years, as a nursery nurse, assistant teacher, teacher and a trainee play therapist. My work experience has involved working with children from birth to 11 years. I am a member of PTUK (Play Therapy UK) and I work within the ethos and values of the organisation.

 

Standards:

Golden Stars Play Therapy adheres to PTUK guidelines to ensure high standards. PTUK is regulated by the Professional Standards Authority, which is a government body which regulates health and social care professions in the UK. 

 

Safeguards:

 

* Play Therapy UK Registered- Registration number: 201010985

* Play Therapy UK Ethical Framework

* Regular Clinical Supervision

* Enhanced CRB

* Professional liability insurance

* Adhering to child protection policies within settings

 

Quality Assurance:

 

* Post graduate training in Play Therapy

* Pre and post therapy assessments

* Regular reporting to referrer and parent/carer

* Completing regular CPD

Emma Giles - Founder

My Qualifications

Leeds Beckett University (2013 – 2015)

Diploma in Play Therapy

 

Canterbury Christ Church University (2011 – 2013)

Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills

 

St. Martin’s College, Ambleside

(2002 – 2005)

BA (Hons) Primary Educational & Professional Studies with QTS – 2:2

 

North Area College (1998 – 2000)

BTEC National Diploma in childhood studies (Merit)