A Quiet Place started from extremely humble beginnings, in essence an idea developed by founder Penelope Moon. Initially trained as a classroom teacher, Penny then qualified as a psychotherapist in 1987. With many years experience teaching all ages and abilities Penny went on to develop the Early Years Behaviour Team in 1992, supporting families of children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties. It was from this passion for offering effective and holistic support that A Quiet Place was born.
Educational Therapeutics provides the underpinning research of the holistic approach of the A Quiet Place system, incorporating the techniques of N.L.P, stress management, yoga, bodywork, relaxation, meditation, story telling and Computer Bio Feedbacks, including HeartMath. It acknowledges and works with the aims and social objectives of each client, offering an extensive skill base in an integrated manner.
Working to support the user’s body, mind, emotions and spirit within the context of his or her whole self, each staff member is trained in multiple areas and those who are chosen or volunteer to deliver programmes are closely supervised. It is a universal, non stigmatising concept that supports the client’s entire community, helping to unlock the potential of every individual – something which Penny and the A Quiet Place team is extremely passionate about.