Supporting emotional health in children, adults, families and organisations
The Centre for Emotional Development was founded by Leslie Ironside (D.Psych; Psych MACP) to develop a focus of expertise and to promote emotional health and wellbeing in children, adolescents, families and organisations.
Dr Ironside is a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with over 25 years experience working with children and families in both the NHS and private practice. He has formed a network of highly qualified and experienced Associates to expand the Centre’s professional range and effectiveness.
The aims and objectives of the Centre are twofold:
Educational: To provide resources for Continuing Professional Development through training, lectures, short courses and conferences. The Centre aims to attract participants from a range of disciplines including education, health and social services and independent practitioners. See our events >
Clinical: To provide a network of clinical and consultation services for adults, children and adolescents, couples, families and organisations. Find out about our services >
CfED’s headline conferences and training events aim to attract a national and international audience.
Other lectures, courses are, in the main locally based in East and West Sussex.
Clinical services are based in both London and Brighton.
What you say...
"A good mix of information, discussion and presentation. I thought it was better than expected - even more involving and focussed. It was a good sized group - not too large" Sally Cranfield, Massage for Babies
"Fantastic day - such an amazing experience and sharing. Such important work, so very carefully and lovingly presented" Natasha Quarm
(from Emotional Breakdowns in Young Parents course held on 27th June 2015)