Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Katherine Mautner (BA hons, MA) is a HCPC registered Social Worker and a BAPT registered Play Therapist who has been working with children and families with complex needs for over 10 years. Having previously worked in statutory children’s services and in an adoption service in the voluntary sector, she is employed in the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families Family Assessment Service to carry out multi-disciplinary court assessments. This involves assessing of the needs of children and the capacity of parents to meet these needs and providing an expert opinion on placement and treatment options. Katherine also works as a child therapist in a charity providing support to families affected by drug and alcohol misuse.