The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NATP)

The NATP exists to provide support, education and resources for Therapeutic Parents and supporting professionals relating to therapeutic parenting, effective interventions, compassion fatigue and the effects of early life trauma.

To promote better outcomes for children who have suffered early life trauma, by significantly improving the consistency and quality of support available to Therapeutic Parents in the UK, regardless of whether they are Foster Carers, Adopters, Kinship Carers, Special Guardians, Step Parents, or Birth parents

Who to contact

Contact Name
NATP Headquarters
01453 519 000
The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NATP)

Where to go

NATP Headquarters (By appointment)
B3, The Priory
Long Street
GL11 4HR

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm
Time of day
Session Information
Listening Circles are held locally members will be notified of their nearest regional Listening Circle.

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
NATP memberships
NATP Full membership for practising Therapeutic Parents from £38.00 per year NATP Joint membership for practising Therapeutic Parent from £60.00 per year NATP Associate Member for professionals from £55.00 per year


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

Supportive Listening Circles held Nationwide enquire for more information on your local support network.

Other notes

Our Aims To assist Therapeutic Parents in gaining the specialist knowledge, skills, insight and strategies required for effective therapeutic parenting. To guide Therapeutic Parents towards effective and relevant support, especially in relation to minimising the effects of compassion fatigue. To promote and assist cohesive partnerships between therapeutic Parents and supporting professionals. To improve outcomes for all our children.

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