Erica Foundation was founded in 1934 by Hanna Bratt, a retired teacher and principal who was driven by a commitment to change the future of repressive and authoritarian attitudes towards children and parenting. The Erica Foundation is an independent institute providing psychotherapy for children and adolescents, professional training at university level, and research. It is largely funded through central governmental and county council support. The chairman of the board is elected by the government. A director runs the Foundation and reports to the board. Erica Foundation is pleased to be the first university in Europe to offer training in the CPP. An evidence-based treatment model for traumatized children 0-6 years. The course is a commissioned under way for four semesters starting in September 2017. The clinical activity consists of three parts: For children up to 12 years, the activity have a reception where it offer short-term therapy, long therapies or parental consultations. Psychotherapy with children needs to be conducted in parallel parent work or with the children and parents together. Parental involvement in treatment is an important part. Erica Foundation clinic for adolescents and young adults 13-24 years, offering short-term therapy, psychotherapy, and longer if necessary, call the contact to the parents of young people go to therapy The reception for younger children with contact and behavioral disorders, offer group therapy, individual psychotherapy, parental support and interaction treatment. The reasons for searching here can be anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and crisis reactions after traumatic experiences, it can also be outbursts of anger and fears. The method we adapt to the child and youth needs and conditions. Psychotherapy can be done in many different ways and will last longer or shorter. The presentation and publication by Erica Foundation includes Lectures in Erica Foundation trainer, A range of clinical presentations, Scientific reports / presentations, Essays and theses related to Erica Foundation, Erica Foundation report series, Books / Monographs, The gap - magazine about children and youth psychotherapy, Reports from the International Workshop on Erica Foundation.
The following is the list of scholars from Erica Foundation who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences