Silbers CIC is an expanding South West Wales Community Interest Company and social enterprise. Our Mission is ‘Changing Lives through Therapy, Play, and Nature’.
Silbers CIC aims to deliver its Mission by working in partnership with statutory, voluntary, community and private sector agencies across South West Wales. Our aim is to be a key strategic, service delivery provider and financially sustainable Community Interest Company and social enterprise in South West Wales.
Silbers CIC was established in 2016. In the past 5 years Silbers CIC has successfully delivered a range of projects, that improved people’s lives through accessing opportunities for Employment, Therapy and Nature.
Our Key Objectives
- Enable families to overcome trauma associated with ACES and strengthen family’s sense of wellbeing and safety with in the home.
- Improve clients self-esteem – increase confidence and the ability to make better choices in terms of self -care and health.
- Encourage community engagement, all of which contribute to greater mental and emotional resilience..
We work in Partnership with charities, schools, local authorities and public and private sector bodies.
Meet the Team
Silbers CIC is a collection of experienced and qualified professionals.
Integrative Child Psychotherapist (UKCP reg) and has a Social Work background who specializes in working with children who have experienced trauma, attachment difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems and supporting their parents/carers to meet their needs.
Has a passion for BMX and mentoring children and young adults who have additional Learning Needs and/or Disability by using his private halfpipe ramp and land as a vehicle to benefit their lives. James uses the Nurtured Heart Approach with his 1-2-1 mentoring clients. The Nurtured Heart Approach makes a huge difference to those children and young people who show behavioural, emotional and anxiety related symptoms – almost always without the need for long-term mental health treatment. James has a neurodiverse child.
Anita is an experienced class teacher, learning support teacher, and SENDCo who is qualified to assess for exam access arrangements (PAPAA). She has worked mainly with pre-teens and teens and specialises in working with non-neurotypical thinkers, particularly those with ADHD, using a strengths-based approach to identify and practice processing modalities that are unique to each child. She brings creativity and beauty into all her work.
Ecologist and outdoor educator specializing in nature conservation, wildlife, bushcraft, nature awareness and forest school. He aims to help people develop a solid core of nature skills, nature awareness and nature connection to enhance their lives..
Vanessa is a qualified teacher whose time as a class teacher specialising in early years education has giving her a strong understanding of how to facilitate a learner-led approach to education that incorporates play and hands-on experiences, nurturing the child’s emotional development as well as academic. As well as time spent as a class teacher, she has worked in a range of roles in schools and educational charities that have given her experience of working with ages from 3 years to young adults.