Our care staff are given specialist skills and qualifications through our partner business, Pat Frankish Training.

Frankish Training

Company Director, Dr Pat Frankish, has pioneered work on trauma and disability over many years and her ‘Frankish Assessment of the Impact of Trauma in Intellectual Disability’ (FAIT) assessment tool is now published by leading CPD publishers within the fields of health, social care and education, Pavilion, together with a self-study guide for staff, and another for parents and carers.

There is a growing body of evidence about early trauma, and repeated traumatic experiences for people with disabilities and the time is now for making a difference. Our organisational goal is to see this work disseminated and made available to a wider group of people in order to improve the lives of a vulnerable group throughout the world.

Frankish Training currently provide the following training packages both internally and externally, all of which can be individually tailored to meet the bespoke needs of individuals and those who support them:

  • Trauma Informed Care Level 1 – An Introduction to Disability Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Informed Care Level 2
  • Trauma Informed Care Level 5
  • Trauma Informed Care Level 7
  • “All Behaviour has Meaning”
  • Trauma Informed Care in Intellectual Disability – A Self-Study Guide for Health and Social Care Support Staff
  • Nought to Three – Becoming Me – A Guide for Parents (and those who support them)
  • The Frankish Assessment of the Impact of Trauma in Intellectual Disability (FAIT)
  • Other bespoke training as required

Training On A Mission

Sister training Company, Frankish Training, has developed over several years under the expertise of Dr. Frankish, providing specialist training within the the fields of trauma and disability to help support vulnerable individuals and make support services better and more effective, by training staff at all educational levels.

Frankish Training work alongside Amara Care to provide all staff with the specialist skills and qualifications required to best support the service users of Amara Care.

The Pat Frankish Training mission is to make support services better, by training staff at all educational levels.

Pat Frankish Psychology & Psychotherapy Consultancy Limited

Frankish Training is part of Sister Company, Pat Frankish Psychology and Psychotherapy Consultancy, with all of the specialist training being developed, managed and delivered by our expert team of HCPC and BACP registered Psychologists and Counsellors.

Psychology is the study, evaluation and application of the science of the mind to promote understanding and alleviate distress in all areas of life.

Their areas of expertise include:

  • Clinical and Counselling psychology, which works with people and organisations in a variety of settings. Providing severe and enduring mental health services to help those whom life has challenged, in any way, and who may be struggling to adapt to these challenges. The focus is on working with an individually tailored psychological formulation to improve psychological functioning and well-being. They formulate problems and difficulties in psychological terms, by drawing creatively on a wealth of psychological theory and techniques, to support the finding of ways forward.
  • Clinical and Counselling psychologists, who work directly with complex problems involving individuals, couples, families, groups and service systems.
  • Consultancy and training, which is provided to carers and health-care professionals in order to maximise the use of their psychological skills.

Dr. Pat Frankish BSc

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Director

Psy.D., M.Clin.Psychol., B.Sc(Hons), B.A.(Open), P.G.C.E., C.Psychol., FBPS, UKCP Psychotherapist

At Pat Frankish Psychology and Psychotherapy Consultancy Limited, we specialise in providing Psychotherapy for people with disabilities, working closely with Amara Care to provide psychological support to the service users who have been assessed as needing this additional support as part of their support plan.

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The ultimate aim of Amara Care is to provide a meaningful life for the people we support whether in supported living or receiving respite/day services.

Specialist Expert Psychology & Psychotherapy Services

Pat Frankish Psychology and Psychotherapy Consultancy Services Limited provide a wide range of psychology and psychotherapy services locally and nationally, including those Service Users within Amara Care who are assessed as needing additional specialist psychological support as part of their support plan.

They work with a wide range of client groups and individuals, including:

  • People with Learning Disabilities
  • Children and Families
  • Mental Health (inc. severe and enduring, anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Sufferers of Abuse or trauma
  • People who have Personality Issues
  • People with Adjustment Difficulties
  • People with Attachment Difficulties

You are all special ladies, and I am very grateful for the compassion, guidance and support you gave me.

Psychological Assessments

At Pat Frankish Psychology, we can also carry out a range of specialised Psychological Assessments for:
  • Psychological Distress
  • Mental Capacity
  • Mental Health
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Legal and Pre-sentencing reports
  • Parenting
  • Neuropsychological
  • Personal injury

Thank you for allthe care and support you give Mum. It has helped me in so many ways.

You are allspecial ladies and I am very grateful for the compassion, guidance and support yougave me.

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01652 648 335

Artemis House, 25 High Street,
Kirton Lindsey Nr. Gainsborough
Lincolnshire DN21 4LX