The Parent Infant Centre

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but never too early

Fathers

The importance of fathers in child development and the understanding of challenges during fatherhood have been overlooked in the past. In line with psychological research, however, we believe that having a caring and involved father supports children in developing socially, cognitively and emotionally. 

Fathers' Support Group

Father and child

The Parent Infant Clinic provides two support groups for fathers: one for fathers-to-be and the other for fathers of children under 2. The groups give opportunities to gain further understanding of child development and parenting, and a place to share experiences or concerns of becoming a father.

These are new groups that will start in Spring 2019.

The groups run for a total of 8 sessions and are facilitated by an experienced therapist. Some sessions will be utilised to provide and discuss information about fatherhood and child development. This will be a safe environment in which to share concerns and hopes about the experience of being a parent.

The fee for each session is £20. Sessions will run at the same time each week.

Further support options can be explored, if a father would like additional help.

All fathers-to-be and fathers with children under 2 of age are welcome. 

If you are interested, then please contact 020 7433 3112 or email claudio.parretti@infantmentalhealth.com. You will be invited to a meeting to discuss your participation to the group. A starting date will be agreed once the group is ready

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