Ian Taylor is the dedicated Therapeutic lead within the Agency.  Ian has over thirty years’ experience of working within the children and family’s services sector including fostering and adoption, therapeutic communities, adolescent forensic settings and frontline social work.

Ian’s passion has always been to work alongside children and their families.  He qualified as a social worker and works as a trauma-informed and therapeutic practitioner with extensive direct practice, experience, training and grounding in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) and Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS).

Ian as a child was raised, supported and found membership within a substitute family and he has the highest regard for the contribution to children and young people made by the fostering community.  Ian says “to work in partnership and alongside the family care you provide is a privilege and I am so excited to be a part of Foundation Fostering.”