About The Amber Marble

Preventative and Transformative

The Amber Marble is a Not-For-Profit business. The profit and any donations are reinvested in future provision of a free or subsidised service for vulnerable children and families.

About Me

Rebecca Coates

My name is Rebecca and I have worked empathetically in child development for over 15 years across services in health, education and social care. I have always relished my work and felt a connection to the use of arts, sensory based play and play therapeutically. I am happy to discuss any of the services I can offer with you in a confidential and informal chat. 


Certified and Graded

  • Honours Degree in Ceramics at Swansea University
  • Masters of Science in Profound Learning Disability and Multi-Sensory  Impairment at Manchester University
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills at Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy at Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Baby Bonding
  • Parent - Child Attachment Play
  • Further Training in Picture Exchange Communication (PECS), Makaton, Signalong and Intensive Interaction
  • Sand, Symbols and Mandalas. Stages 2 and 3

Quality Assurance

For peace of mind

  • Enhanced CRB/DBS Certificate
  • Indemnity Insurance
  • Play Therapy UK (PTUK) Member
  • Follow BAPC and PTUK Ethical Guidelines
  • Undertake continued professional development
  • I am on the Register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists that has been accredited by the  Professional Standards Authority 
  • Play Therapy efficacy is evidence-based and monitored by PTUK

Further Information

Referrals and starter packs

I accept referrals from parents and professionals. I  am happy to chat informally about the process of referral and therapies offered.

Information starter packs are available on request and include; frequently asked questions, flyers and a menu of services offered and prices.

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The Amber Marble

Supporting Children's Emotional Wellbeing

Rebecca Coates


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