The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering (MPC) offers a range of individual and group therapy for children, young people and adults who stammer and/or clutter and their parents.
What ages is it for?
What does it do?
Emphasis is placed on supporting children, young people and adults to be the most confident and competent communicators they can be.
Therapy approaches include Palin Parent Child Interaction Therapy (Palin PCI) for under 7s and their parents (i.e. enabling parents to understand their child’s stammering and giving them strategies on the best ways to support him/her). It also offers Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) for all ages.
Parents are involved until the child is approximately 15 years of age.
MPC also offers individual assessment and therapy services to adults who stammer and/or clutter.
Who delivers the therapy?
The approaches are delivered by highly specialist Speech and Language Therapists with additional qualifications in a range of psychological approaches.
When and where is it?
The Michael Palin Centre, 13-15 Pine St, Farringdon, London EC1R 0JG.
How much does it cost?
Therapy is available through the NHS or a privately funded route for UK residents; and via our private route for those residing outside the UK.
Children and young people who stammer and/or clutter from across the UK can access a charitably funded assessment.
MPC also offers a telehealth service for assessment and individual therapy via Skype/Facetime.
Where can I find out more?
Visit their website.
Phone: 0203 316 8100