Thank you for helping us fill our therapy rooms with toys
DVIP has raised over £1000 for our #BeAChildAgain campaign, and it's all down to you!
We can now ensure that our children's therapy rooms have the much-needed new toys and creative arts materials to help children affected by domestic violence. Read more
One week to go! Help us reach our goal of £2000
At DVIP, we know that each child we see is unique and our child-centred creative play therapy is tailored to each child's own individual needs, following Axlilne's 8 principles of non-directive play therapy. Read more
Give children the joy of Christmas
All around the country families are looking forward to Christmas as a special time with loved ones, spent cooking and eating delicious food, playing board games and opening beautifully wrapped gifts.
But for women and children affected by domestic violence, it can be a scary and stressful time of year. Read more
A day in the life of a children's therapist
What does a day in the life of a children's therapist look like? It's like being a farmer, says Dr Jenny Grunwald, children's therapist at DVIP.
Help us fill this room with toys
"For children, toys are their words, and play is their conversation" (Charles E Schaefer, Father of Play Therapy)
By helping us to fill our therapy rooms with toys and creative materials, you'll help countless children to share their feelings through play and recover from domestic abuse.
Toys and creative materials are fundamental in making this happen. Read more
Help children affected by domestic abuse to #beachildagain
We believe that children deserve the best. This Christmas, we've launched the #beachildagain campaign to raise £2000 for toys and creative materilas for our specialist play therapy service for children impacted by domestic abuse.
Domestic abuse has a devastating impact on children's lives and childhood. Toys and creative materials are valuable tools in children's therapeutic journeys at DVIP, providing them with the language to express difficult emotions and experiences.
To find out more about the #beachildagain click here.