Phil Rigotti is a Registered Social Worker with experience in residential social work, Education Social work and statutory social work in a Local Authority. He has significant experience as a Therapeutic Social Worker in a Post-Abuse therapy service delivering therapy services to children, adults and carers who have experienced abuse or trauma. He has also lead a multi-agency team of therapists, social workers and support workers specialising in therapeutic interventions for complex and chaotic families. As part of this role Phil provided specialist reports to the court in respect of the impact of emotional abuse and trauma on children, therapeutic interventions for children with complex behaviours, consultation and training to a range of professionals and facilitated reflective supervision groups.
Phil has a particular interest in how individuals communicate and function when under stress and enjoys finding creative solutions to challenging problems, he has been known to use puppets to resolve professional differences. His particular passion is finding workable solutions to 'stuck' cases that include honest and collaborative approaches with service users. Phil loves experiential training and his training style is dynamic and engaging.
Phil holds a Diploma in Social Work, Diploma in Higher Education and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Trauma.