Simon Eagle

Therapist

A little more about Simon:

My journey began in 1995 when I left college with two poor A-level results, one fail and no real direction in life.  I then secured a job working in a residential school for (EBD) boys, where I also did some care work.  I worked at this for three years before deciding to go to university.

I first went back to college to achieve better A- level results and then gained a place at the University of Portsmouth to read Sociology.

In 2003 I joined the Probation service as a programmes officer and ran rehabilitation groups for offenders. I did this for 15 months before being head hunted by a care company looking after severely abused and disturbed children, who asked me to manage of their children’s homes, which I successfully did for the next four years. The same company then approached me to train as a therapist, I then began my Masters part-time at the University of Worcester, whilst still working full time.

I completed my Masters in 2013 and qualified as a dramatherapist, since then I have been working with some of the most damaged and disturbed young people in England who are not in mental health institutions or secure establishments.

Children who have suffered some of the four categories of abuse and some young people who have suffered all four already in their young and unfortunate lives.

Alongside this, many have other complexities such as ADHD, ODD and autism as well as other potential emerging diagnosis. In 2015, I also qualified in level 1 and 2 of DDP (dyadic developmental psychotherapy) and in 2016 completed level 3 and became fully qualified.