Costs

Play Therapy Base is a registered children’s mental health charity. We endeavour to support all children and families who require play therapy regardless of their financial situation.

Play Therapy Base applies for and receives funding throughout the year from various Trusts and grant funders to support our work with families in the Lothians.

Sessions can be funded via self/partial payments, grants or Trust funding. Schools and social work, where appropriate, may also support the funding of sessions. Please contact us to discuss any funding requirements and we will do our best to assist.

Service costs are as follows:

Individual Play Therapy:

20 week block costs £1425.00

  • First family meeting – £45.00
  • Child’s first visit to playroom – £45.00
  • 20 weeks of play therapy sessions – £62.00 per session
  • Additional meeting – £45.00
  • End report/meeting – £50

15 week block costs £1115.00

  • First family meeting – £45.00
  • Child’s first visit to playroom – £45.00
  • 15 weeks of play therapy sessions – £62.00 per session
  • Additional meeting – £45.00
  • End report/meeting – £50

Small Group Play Therapy

Groups to support children with anxiety, building resilience, loss and    separation and peer relationships.

  • 3-5 Children for 8 weeks – £800.00

Parent and Child Therapeutic Sessions

Cost of service – £1115.00

  • First family meeting – £45.00
  • Parent and Child play observation – £62.00
  • Therapist and Parent meeting – £45.00
  • 14 weeks of therapeutic sessions – £62.00 per session
  • Additional meeting – £45.00
  • End report/meeting – £50

Filial Therapy (children & parents together)

Cost of service – £1425.00

  • First family meeting – £45.00
  • Parent and Child observation – £62.00
  • Therapist and Parent meeting – £45.00
  • 18-19 weeks of Filial Therapy sessions – £62.00 per session
  • Additional meeting – £45.00
  • End report/meeting – £50.00

Group Filial Therapy (4 – 6 parents / carers)

Cost of service – 15 week programme at £50.00 per parent/carer attending.

  • First Parent/Carer meeting
  • Parent and Child observation
  • Group meeting
  • 10 weeks of Filial Therapy sessions
  • End group meeting

◾Clinical Supervision

  • Student cost – £40.00 per hour
  • External supervision – £40.00 per hour
  • Qualified Therapist – £45.00 per hour

◾CPD Courses

Prices start at £32.00 per person for 2 hours training. There is a minimum of 10 attendees required.

  • Working Therapeutically with under 5’s
  • Jigsaw Child
  • Building Resilience Through Play Strategies

◾Consultancy for Parents/Carers

Cost of Service – £50.00

Play Therapy Base offers 45-50 minute consult sessions to parents/carers who are seeking support with managing their child’s distress and emotional wellbeing. Therapists will support parents/carers to reflect on their child’s use of play materials to communicate their thoughts and feelings.

Services in schools

Individual children can be referred, see 20 block costings above.

We offer a half day service and a full day service in schools. Please contact us for further information and costings.

In-service training: 2.5 hours, £450

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