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Sally Donovan

Sally is the best-selling author of No Matter What, The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting, The Unofficial Guide to Therapeutic Parenting – The Teen Years and Billy Bramble and the Great Big Cook Off.  Sally has delivered training to local authorities, schools, charities and parent and carer groups.


Preparing life story books


Helping children to make sense of the past and present through good quality and useful life story books.

Good transitions in care


Planning and carrying out sensitive and compassionate transitions for children in foster and residential care.

Therapeutic Parenting – Teens


A practical and enjoyable hour based on Sally Donovan's latest book The Unofficial Guide to Therapeutic Parenting, the Teen Years. Sally Donovan will talk about why adolescence can get hair-raising in therapeutic families and practical ways of maintaining connection, managing Read on! →

Strong Foundations (RECORDING)

A series of three recorded webinars: An introduction to trauma and attachment Supporting family and friends who foster and adopt Talking with children about life story

A day for adoptive and SGO families

EAQ Manor Farm, Stocklinch, Ilminster Owl Street, Stocklinch, Ilminster, Somerset

Nurtured by Nature We are pleased to announce our day for adoptive and SGO families. It will be a supportive and fun day at EAQ Manor Farm, an equine-assisted learning centre in the heart of Somerset. Call 01460 394375 for Read on! →

Trauma-fuelled aggression and violence (VIRTUAL)

Sally Donovan and Carly Kingswood welcome anyone caring for children with experience of trauma including foster carers, kinships carers, adoptive parents and social workers for a morning of practical information and tips. There will be a strong focus on real Read on! →