School of Infant Mental Health
It can be too late, but never too early

Welcome to The Parent Infant Centre: Supporting Parents and Professionals

We provide a comprehensive range of services, training, consultation, and resources tailored to support both parents and professionals. Our commitment is to promote and nurture infant mental health.


The Parent Infant Clinic

 A renowned mental health center established in 1990 by Dr. Stella Acquarone in North London

 We specialize in providing comprehensive, evidence-based care for infants, children, and families. With a multidisciplinary team of dedicated professionals, we are committed to promoting optimal mental health and well-being from the very early stages of life.

Our Specialities

  • Autism Assessment and Support:  early identification and intervention services for infants showing signs of autism spectrum disorder. 
  • Emotional Regulation and ADHD: we provide effective strategies for managing these concerns, supporting healthy emotional development and improving overall well-being.
  • Parent-Infant Bonding and Attachment: we focus on nurturing healthy relationships and strengthening the parent-infant bond, promoting optimal social and emotional development.
  • Learning Difficulties and Developmental Concerns: we create personalized treatment plans to address individual needs, fostering growth and success. 







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The School Of Infant Mental Health

Gain a Skill or UKCP Registration

Looking to deepen your expertise in parent-infant psychoanalytic psychotherapy? Look no further than our London-based School, offering nationally and internationally recognised training programs. Join a community of professionals dedicated to making a difference in the lives of parents and infants. 

Why Choose Our School?

  • UKCP-Accredited Training: Our School delivers a highly respected UKCP-accredited training in parent-infant psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Gain the knowledge, skills and credentials necessary to excel in this specialised field.
  • Comprehensive Course Offerings: In addition to our diploma program, we provide a diverse range of certificate courses and weekend workshops. Expand your knowledge and enhance your practice with our carefully curated and educational opportunities.
  • Distance Learning Options: We understand that professionals worldwide are eager to access our training. That’s why we offer distance learning options, allowing individuals from across the globe to benefit from our esteemed programs.
  • Engaging Events and Conferences: Immerse yourself in our vibrant academic community by attending our events, conferences, and workshops. These gatherings provide opportunities to connect with experts, exchange ideas, and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field of infant mental health.
  • Practical Experience and Placement Opportunities: We believe in the importance of hands-on training. As a student at our school, you’ll have access to practical experiences which will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge in real-world settings, gain valuable skills, and build confidence. 

 Diploma in Parent Infant Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

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We Believe In Parents

We understand the vital role parents play in the well-being of their children. We listen attentively to your concerns, recognizing the significance of early support in promoting healthy development.

We also know that parenting can be emotionally demanding at times. As caregivers, it’s essential for you to prioritize your own mental health and well-being.

That’s why we offer individual and group support sessions specifically designed for parents. Whether you’re an expectant parent, have a child with special needs, or have experienced the loss of a child, we are here for you. Our compassionate professionals are committed to providing you with a safe space to share your thoughts, seek guidance, and find solace among others who understand.

You don’t have to face the challenges alone. Let us support you on your parenting journey, so you can navigate these experiences with strength and resilience.

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Low-Cost Clinic:

Supporting You and Your Infant

Are you concerned about your infant? Worried about their sleeping or feeding?

Discover our Low-Cost Clinic, where we provide expert assessment and support for parents and infants up to the age of five. We understand that early intervention is crucial for your child’s well-being and development.

What makes our clinic unique is our team of experienced parent infant psychotherapists who are dedicated to helping you navigate the challenges you may be facing. We offer a personalized approach, tailoring our services to meet your specific needs.

Our low-cost services ensure accessibility and affordability without compromising on quality. We firmly believe that every parent and infant deserves the support they need, regardless of their financial situation.

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